Volume 29, Issue 2 (12-2019)                   IJAUP 2019, 29(2): 247-254 | Back to browse issues page

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Mansoori S, Taghvaei S H. Exploring the Relationship between the Historical Persian Garden and the Philosophy of Quadruple Paradigm. IJAUP. 2019; 29 (2) :247-254
URL: http://ijaup.iust.ac.ir/article-1-436-en.html
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Persian garden have deep roots in paradigms and beliefs in Iranian culture, from arts and crafts to architecture and landscape and from literature to philosophy and wisdom in particular. The current study was done based on a qualitative methodology. To understand the latent concepts of the quadruple paradigm, those engaged have aimed at testing in practice and analyzing new concepts through the latent directive content analysis. This helped us through the objectives of this article for developing the quadruple paradigm and a new classification of quadruple Persian gardens. In this regard, this study sought the relationship between archetypal and historical Persian gardens and four fold plans as the key factor for finding the secret meanings and symbolic concepts. For the analysis, seven case studies on the Safavied dynasty were selected. This is the first study investigating focused on the quadruple in Persian gardens to the extent of believing and art history as a philosophy of paradigm could be categorized into three main groups and the themes were identified as a major classification: 1) Sacred-Archetypal gardens as an interpretation of supernatural beliefs and paradigms, which might be manifested through a spiritual landscape, carpets, paintings, or architectural façades; 2) governmental and authority gardens, which could be seen in the fields of architecture, landscape, and many Iranian arts and crafts; and 3) orchards as the blessing gardens representing birth and growth, thus bringing spiritual blessing and genius loci for human comfort.
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Type of Study: Research Paper | Subject: Landscape Architecture
Received: 2018/03/3 | Accepted: 2018/05/29 | Published: 2020/02/25

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