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Armen Haghnazarian (Hakhnazarian, May 5, 1941, Tehran, Iran - February 19, 2009, Germany) was a Doctor of Architecture, founding Director of Research on Armenian Architecture (RAA) organisation.[1]

Biography

Armen Haghnazarian's father, Doctor of Linguistics Hovhanes Haghnazarian, was a native of Agulis. From 1961 until 1968, Haghnazarian studied Architecture at Aachen University, Germany.[2] Then he studied Urban planning at the same university. In 1973 he graduated from the university as Dr. Ing. Architekt-Planner.

Since 1960's Haghnazarian made scientific expeditions to Iran, Western Armenia, Cilicia, Artsakh, Syria and other historical places, published researches on historical monuments of Armenia.[3] In 1978 he founded the Research on Armenian Architecture NGO, which has branches in Aachen, Los Angeles and Yerevan, with a number of collaborators in different countries.

From 1984 to 1994, he taught in the Faculty of Urban Planning at Aachen State University.

Books

  • Nor Djulfa. Documents of Armenian Architecture;
  • St. Thaddaeus Monastery. Documents of Armenian Architecture, (on the initiative of Iran's Department of Monuments, the former was translated into Persian), etc.

References

  1. ^ Haghnazarian's Biography
  2. ^ ARMEN HAGHNAZARIAN - FOUNDER OF RAA, ArmTown News
  3. ^ Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas‎, by Hans Uebersberger, Osteuropa-Institut München - 1981, p. 142

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