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                              A home









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                             Architect Zhoreh Dastmaltchi Kroner’s holiday
                               home in Tehran is beautifully furnished with

                                  objects hand-picked during her travels

                                                       Words: Lucy Land















                          rchitect and associate partner at interior   It’s famous for having the best restaurants and
                          design practice Design Haus Medy, Zhoreh   shopping malls in the country and I love its cosy
                    ADastmaltchi Kroner, left her birthplace,   and luxurious atmosphere,” she enthuses.
                     Iran, when she was a teenager. A few years ago,   Zhoreh’s intention of keeping the 172-square-
                     however, she decided to reconnect to Tehran by   metre apartment as a holiday home had a big
                     investing in an apartment in order to spend time   impact on its design direction. “Its style had
                     with family and childhood friends, while also   to be timeless but still unique, while
                     once again enjoying being closer to the Alborz   simultaneously being functional and easy to
                     mountain range. She chose a two-bedroom   maintain,” she explains. Although the project was
                     apartment in Elahieh, one of the most exclusive   supervised from her base in Dubai while juggling
                     areas of northern Tehran, which is home to many   work commitments, Zhoreh had the luxury of not
                     politicians, diplomats, expatriates and artists.   having a deadline to hand the project over.
                     “The neighbourhood is filled with traditional   “I spent a lot of time selecting each piece of
                     and historical private properties and gardens.   furniture during my travels,” she says. She was

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