Iran Territory in CE224-640
This is map of Iran under Sasanid Dynasty; (CE224-640). The territory of Iran used to stretch underneath Persian Gulf and cover the current Arab nations bordering it.
This is the map of current Iran. During later Iranian kingdoms, the regions in the southern part of Persian Gulf gained independence and the territory of Iran shrank.
Elimination of the Name “Persian” From “Persian Gulf”.
Various Islands with Various Values
Arab Nations Claiming The Islands
Arab Nations Expanding their Territories with Artificial Islands
The Territory of Iran has been contracting since long time ago. Still, most of its borders are in the danger of separation due to the friction between the government and ethnic minorities.
The western-southern border of Iran is Persian Gulf which has been claimed by Arabs. What architectural or urbanistic response can highlight Iranian ownership of this water and save its borders? While Arab countries are expanding their territories by artificial islands, how Iran can preserve its territories and emphasize its ownership?