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Mesh Office Renovation

  • Location

    Iran ,Tehran ,Zafaranieh

  • Service

    DNA Design ,Renovation ,Interior Design ,Product ,Landscape

  • Function

    Villa ,Office

  • Client

    Mesh Architecture Office

  • Scale

    <1000 m²

  • Year


Mesh Park Renovation Project

Mesh Office Renovation, Tehran Office

Mesh Office Renovation is a modern transformation project of an old house No.34. This traditional house is located in a residential neighborhood in Makouyi Street, Zafaranieh district, Tehran.

Undoubtedly, there was some challenging conditions and existing threats of the house. However, due to its prime location, the view overlooking Sasan Park, and excellent accessibility, the initial plan of leasing the property shifted towards a more comprehensive and long-term transformation. Our design team eventually, decided to create a space that would play a critical role in our lives. In that case, we decided to provide all the necessary facilities and reflecting the Mesh design by modern renovation.

Renovation Facing Challenges

The building at 34 Makouyi Pour Street, was built in the early 1980s, followed an old traditional construction system. The building had a steel frame structure, traditional gable roofs, and load-bearing walls. Consequently, altering walls to expand spaces and achieve the desired openness posed structural stability challenges. 

Needed Functional Spaces Depending on the Mesh’s Specific Requirements

We firstly, began by recognizing the functional spaces required. The mentioned spaces include three meeting rooms for internal teams, client meetings, and private gatherings. Moreover, along with the need for hosting various high-profile events that would require more detailed hospitality amenities.

Besides, Mesh team made supplies for a design studio, service rooms, restrooms, a dining area, and a Mesh team lounge. Once the spatial diagrams were unified, we realized that the building held the potential to meet our needs. It surprisingly encouraged us to proceed with the renovation.

Implementing Addressing Solutions for functional Spaces

After discovering facing challenges, we devised appropriate solutions, and implemented them. For instance, a small restroom and kitchenette were constructed in the courtyard to serve events. Furthermore, enclosing the pool was necessary to expand the yard and create an ideal event space. Another example is converting three first-floor rooms into a management and meeting room, as well as repurposing and downsizing the kitchen to become a wet pantry and server room. Therefore, the entire second floor was for private meetings and special guests.

Studio Space: Mesh executive team removed the wall between the courtyard and the main hall, extending towards the front yard to create a meeting space within the studio.

First-floor Terrace: Our design team added an additional outdoor space for open-air meetings, featuring the same roofing as the space below.

Storage Area Transformation: We converted a previously unused storage area into a covered wet pantry. We also made the ceiling of the storage, a balcony serving as a smoking area.

Main Facades: The east-facing entrance facade was brick, while the west-facing courtyard facade was white cement. We undoubtedly, decided to render both facades entirely in white cement.

Preserving Greenery: Surely, a key challenge was maintaining all plants and trees. Throughout the renovation period, we protected all plants to shield them from damage caused by construction materials and debris.

Studio Design: To provide an inspiring workspace for designers, we exposed the interior design process. During excavation, the fascinating framework of the gable roof came to light. We restored, cleaned and treated the roof bricks and reinforced the framework from below. We also showcased the structural elements, plumbing, electrical systems, and even the smart network cabling (CAT6) throughout the process.

Structural Challenges

Structural Enhancements

The steel frame structure used an old welding system, with load-bearing walls. As we reduced some load-bearing walls and introduced more transparency and natural light, we reinforced the entire structure. Moreover, we individually strengthened Load-bearing walls, and connected the entire structure vertically and horizontally, creating a unified framework.

Terrace Addition

 Strengthening the side columns allowed us to attach the roof structure to the columns, adding a terrace.

Interior Design Details

Color Selection

Our brand color is Jade Green. We used this color for elements like the library, accent walls, entryways, and some furniture. For better orientation and service areas, including restrooms for guests, we used distinct colors such as red, yellow, and blue.


Most of the Mesh office furniture, including the reception counter, meeting room tables, planters, courtyard and balcony lighting, entryway logo elements, were custom-made by us.


Finally, the entire Mesh Office Renovation project took about six months from the start of work until its operational phase. Presently, we are utilizing this office space and relishing the inspiring environment that perfectly aligns with our vision.

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