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Gio Ponti villa in Iran faces demolition

Villa Namazee is modernist Gio Ponti's only work in Iran, but is to be bulldozed and replaced by five-star hotel. Iranian architect Mehran Gharleghi explains the importance of the building to Tehran.

(Photo: Villa Namazee in Tehran. Credit: Hamed Khosravi/Tehran Project)