University campus is a studio during bachelor’s period named “preparation land”. The studio is in two part which this is the second part.
Preparation land means that there has been a empty land chosen by municipality for a certain development to join the territory of the city as a sign for its growth. This development can be a residential district, university, industrial area or … .
University campus is situated in Yazd, in Iran. Yazd is driest major city in Iran and the capital of Yazd Province, and a center of Zoroastrian culture. The city is located 270 km southeast of Isfahan. At the 2011 census, the population was 1,074,428 in 270٬575 families. Because of generations of adaptations to its desert surroundings, Yazd is an architecturally unique city. It is also known in Iran for the high quality of its handicrafts, especially silk weaving, and its confectionary.
Yazd is an important center of Persian architecture. Because of its climate, it has one of the largest networks of qanats in the world, and Yazdi qanat makers are considered the most skilled in Iran.
To deal with the extremely hot summers, many old buildings in Yazd have magnificent wind catchers, and large underground areas. The city is also home to prime examples of yakhchals, which were used to store ice retrieved from glaciers in the nearby mountains. Yazd is also one of the largest cities built almost entirely out of adobe.
Yazd's heritage as a center of Zoroastrianism is also important. There is a Tower of Silence on the outskirts, and the city itself has a Fire Temple which holds a fire that has been kept alight continuously since 470 AD. Presently, Zoroastrians make up a significant minority of the population, around 20,000–40,000 or 5 to 10 percent.
Built in 12th century and still in use, Jame Mosque of Yazd is an example of the finest Persian mosaics and excellent architecture. Its minarets are the highest in the country.
University campus is trying to take all this magnificent inspiration to create a branch of big university which contains all the facilities such as classes, restaurant, mosque, monumental and land mark element and a designed entrance.
The most important element in design is the use of landscape and water. As an inspiration from old architecture in order to preserve a good climate within the complex, water comes very important. With the help of landscape there will be wind created so with the help of water to cool down the air. Nevertheless, the buildings try to create as much shadow as possible.