Wherein we discover more about his architectural approach and influences.
Image credit: Tehranlive.orgA close relative relates that his chief influences include the Italian architect Renzo Piano. He goes on to explain that Mousavi takes some elements of modern Japanese architecture, and American postmodern, and then puts them in the context of Iranian architecture. NYT and a related discussion. Tehranlive.org recently featured a look at Mousavi's most recent work the Iran Art Portico, which opened one month ago.