Panorama Museum of the Sacred Defense, under construction
External view of construction site: Panorama Museum of the Sacred Defense (Iran-Iraq War) in Tehran
The museum's sphere has a diameter of 40 meters. According to Asghar Mounesan, Managing Director of the Cultural Development Spaces Company: "In designing different parts of the building the sphere shape has been used in order to convey a three dimensional understanding to the audience out of a two dimensional image. Despite all the complexities and different sections of the building which are all located underground, what the outside observer will view is a hemisphere in the middle of water the reflection of which on the water along with the reflection of the image of sky would depict it as being suspended in the sky.” [Source: Tehran.ir]
Interior construction detail. Implementation of the conceptual section will reflect events from the occupation, resistance and liberation of Khorramshahr.
Artist's rendering of the completed Panorama Museum of the Sacred Defense. Additionally, a digitally rendered piece of artwork will be permanently exhibited within the southeastern part of the Sacred Defense Museum Garden.