LOTUS is an architectural collaborative based in Tehran, Iran, operating in the fields of architecture and urbanism. The company was established in 2000 and currently is run under the creative direction of the founder, Babak Rostamian.
Lotus is the initial name of Shahid Beheshti University, one of the most coveted universities in the major of Architecture in Iran, where we graduated from. The lotus flower is originally the symbolic flower in our culture reminding wisedom.
At Lotus we believe that architecture and urbanism is about creating a lasting positive impact on our surroundings and our planet. We therefore measure our projects on their impact.
We aim to create a lasting social, economic and environmental effect with everything that we take upon us and we always consider our projects in a local, regional and global context, creating societal value beyond brief and client.