August 22, 1920
|Died||May 26, 2014
Vancouver, British Columbia
|Alma mater||University of Tehran, École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts|
|Design||Omar Khayyam's Mausoleum, Neishabour, Avicenna's Mausoleum, Hamadan, Nader Shah's Mausoleum, Mashhad|
Houshang Seyhoun, (Persian: هوشنگ سیحون) (August 22, 1920 – May 26, 2014) was an Iranian architect, sculptor, painter, scholar and professor. He studied fine arts at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and earned a degree in architecture from University of Tehran. Seyhoun is noted specially for his innovative and creative architectural design. His architectural legacy includes countless monuments and over one thousand private villas. After the Iranian Revolution he moved to Vancouver and lived in exile until his death. Seyhoon became famous for his design work in the 1950s in Iran, including: Tehran's Central Railway Station and tombs of scientific/literary figures (such as Avicenna's mausoleum in Hamadan). He has been a faculty member of Tehran University's College of Architecture, where he also served as Dean of the College of Fine Arts (Beaux arts) of Tehran University for six years.
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