The research projects of the center are considered the most important activity. In this respect, the center managed to conduct important research by drawing on its report within four categories; architecture of landscape and environment, science and art history, space and environment studies, and culture tourism. It was recognized as a premier research institute on the part of the Ministry of Science in 2013.
According to the statistic of scientific production provided by Nazar Research Center, the institute is currently viewed as the largest producer of science in the Art Department of the Ministry of Science. The new technique of research in the field of art has been devised within a different research project framework set in a scientific process based on “group authorship”. Hence research of the center is the upshot of discussion forum and cooperation of different groups comprised of experienced and interested researchers in a planned, association-based and synergistic process.
Various studies and research projects of the center planned within various frameworks which include:

  • Research recommended by employer
  • Research-study trips
  • Research relying on the center’s internal resources
  • Research on reports of scientific conferences
  • Thematic special issues and the specialized files of the center’s journals
  • Professional workshops on new theories

The research achievements of the center are provided in various forms, as in

  • Book (compilation, translation)
  • Paper (scientific-promotional, scientific-research, scientific reports)
  • Movie (short, feature film)
  • Fair
  • Conference

Accomplished projects in the last five years:

  • Iranian triple space: “project product: a book written by writers group(in press)
  • Spatial organization of Qazvin City in the process of its historical development: Project product: a book written by writers group (in press). Client: Qazvin City Reconstruction and Renovation Organization
  • Architectural aesthetics of Qazvin City. Project product: a book written by writers group (in press). Client: Qazvin City Reconstruction and Renovation Organization
  • GIS for landscape architecture. Project product: a book translated by and edited by translators group (in press)
  • A critique of Tehran Master Plan. Project product: a book written by writers group (in press)
  • A landscape approach to urban space design. Project product: a book edited by writers group (in press)
  • Heaven in garden, a study into Iranian and Mughal gardens of India. Project product: a book translated by and edited by translators group (in press)
  • An experience of India’s modern urban landscape beautification: project product: a book written by writers group (in press)
  • Management policies of India’s urban landscape. Project product: a book written by writers group (in press)
  • Effects of China’s and Tibet’s civilization. Project product: a book written by writers group (in press)
  • Iran’s and Europe’s landscape architecture, a comparative study. Project product: a book written by writers group (in press)
  • Europe’s landscape architecture and garden construction. Project product: a book written by writers group (in press)
  • Renovation experiences and urban landscape of Europe. Project product: a book written by writers group (in press)
  • Urban landscape of Eastern Europe. Project product: a book written by writers group (in press)
  • Art and civilization in the Caucasus. Project product: a special issue containing 7 articles in Journal of East Art and Civilization 4 (published)/ Summer 2014
  • Renovation, identity, quality. Project product: a special issue containing six articles in Journal No. 27 (published). Client: Mother Company of Iran civil and urban improvement / Summer 2014
  • India’s and Iran’s art of garden construction, a comparative study. Project product: a special issue containing seven articles and three technical notes in Journal of East Art and Civilization 3 (Published)/ Spring 2014
  • Renovation literature in Iran. Project product: a special issue containing 7 articles in Journal of Manzar No. 26 (published). Client: Mother Company of Iran civil and urban improvement/ Spring 2014
  • Exploration-based learning in the context of India’s territory. Project product: a feature film edited by researchers group (made in 2013)
  • Master degree (research-oriented) programs and curriculum development for indigenous landscape tourism. Project product: a program approved by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology/ 2013
  • Master degree (educational-research) programs and curriculum development for indigenous landscspe tourism. Project product: a program approved by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology/ 2013
  • Mutual effects of Iran and India art and civilization. Project product: a special issue containing six articles in Journal of East Art and Civilization 3 (published)/ winter 2014
  • A strategic approach to renovation. Project product: a special issue containing six articles in Journal of Manzar No. 25 (published). Client: Mother Company of Iran civil and urban improvement/ winter 2014
  • Landscape architecture in Tehran. Project product: a special issue containing 8 articles in Journal of ManzarNo.24 (published)/ fall 2013
  • Landscape, future discipline. Project product: Project product: a special issue containing 12 articles in Journal of Manzar No. 23 (published)/ summer 2013
  • Beautification by the nature. Project product: a special issue containing six articles in Journal of Manzar No.22 (published). Client: Organization of Tehran beautification / Spring 2013
  • Urban lighting. Project product: a special issue containing 9 articles in Journal of Manzar No.21 (published). Client: Organization of Tehran Beautification/ Winter 2014
  • Urban views. Project product: a special issue containing 11 articles in Journal of Manzar No.20 (published). Client: The Deputy of Urbanism and Architecture of Tehran Municipality/ fall 2014
  • Urban management and creative city. Project product: a special issue containing six articles in Journal of Manzar No.19 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Planning & Research Center/ Summer 2012
  • A review of landscape architecture ideas and projects: Mohammad Shahir. Project product: a technical file containing 7 articles in Journal of Manzar No. 19 (published)/ Summer 2012
  • Neighborhood-oriented attitude and sustainable neighborhood. Project product: a special issue containing 5 articles in Journal of Manzar No.18 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Planning & Research Center/ Spring 2012
  • Landscape architecture: Juan Manuel Palerm. Project product: a technical file containing 6 articles in Journal of Manzar No. 18 (published)/ Spring 2012
  • Master degree program and curriculum development in the fields of landscape architecture, landscape studies, Iran garden and landscape, architecture of urban landscape, landscape logistics, architecture of landscape planning, architecture of cultural landscape. Project product: a program approved by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology. Client: Isfahan University of Art/ 2011
  • PhD degree program and curriculum development in landscape. Project product: a program approved by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology. Client: Isfahan University of Art/2011
  • Pedestrian life from global experience. Project product: a special issue containing 14 articles presented in an international conference on pedestrian life in city/ March, 2012
  • Electronic city. Project product: a special issue containing 7 articles in Journal of Manzar No. 17 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Planning & Research Center/ winter 2012
  • A review of ideas and projects on landscape architecture: Allen Prou. Project Product: a technical file containing six articles in Journal of Manzar No. 17 (published)/ winter 2012
  • Urban infrastructure and urban landscape. Project product: a special issue containing 6 articles in Journal of Manzar No.16 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Planning & Research/ fall 2011
  • A review of ideas and projects on landscape architecture: Peter Latz. Project product: A technical file containing six articles in Journal of Manzar No. 16 (published)/ fall 2011
  • Pedestrian life in city. Project product: a special issue containing 5 articles in Journal of Manzar No.15 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Planning & Research/ summer 2011
  • A review of ideas and projects on landscape architecture: Joao Nonesch. Project product: a technical file containing 7 articles in Journal of Manzar No. 15 (published)/ summer 2011
  • A new look at urban renovation. Project product: a special issue containing 6 articles in Journal of Manzar No.14 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Planning & Research/ April and May, 2011
  • A review of ideas and projects on landscape architecture: Gilles Clement. Project product: a technical file containing five articles in Journal of Manzar No.14 (published)/ April and May 2011
  • A review of ideas and projects on landscape architecture: Bernard Lassus, Project product: a technical file containing 4 articles in Journal of Manzar No.13 (published)/ March 2010 and April 2011
  • Urban landscape in Tehran. Project product: a special issue containing 17 articles in Journal of Manzar No.11 (published)/ October and November 2010
  • Urban renovation. Project product: a special issue containing 8 articles in Journal of Manzar No.10 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Development Planning Center / August 2010
  • Urban parks. Project product: a technical file containing 6 articles in Journal of Manzar No.10 (published)/ August 2010
  • Urban landscape. Project product: a special issue containing 9 articles in Journal of Manzar No.9 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Development Planning Center / July 2010
  • Beach resorts. Project product: a technical file containing 8 articles in Journal of Manzar No. 9 (published)/ July 2010
  • System of movement and access. Project product: a special issue containing 10 articles in Journal of Manzar No.8 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Development Planning Center / June 2010
  • Large urban grains. Project product: a technical file containing 10 articles in Journal of Manzar No. 8 (published)/ June 2010
  • Collective space and civil life. Project product: a special issue containing 9 articles in Journal of Manzar No. 7 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Development Planning Center / May 2010
  • Urban art. Project product: a technical file containing 7 articles in Journal of Manzar No.7 (published)/ May 2010
  • Future Tehran. Project product: a technical file containing 11 articles in Journal of Manzar No.6 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Development Planning Center / May April 2010
  • Art and Architecture in Central Asia. Project product: a technical file containing 7 articles in Journal of Manzar No.6 (published)/ April 2010
  • The Sassanid petroglyph. Project product: a book written by ShohrehJavadi and FreydonAvarzamani (published)/ 2009
  • Tehran’s future. Project product: a special issue containing 10 articles in Journal of Manzar No.5 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Development Planning Center / March 2010
  • Project product: a technical file containing 6 articles in Journal of Manzar No.5 (published)/ March 2010
  • Requirements of Tehran Master Plan realization. Project product: a special issue containing 11 articles in Journal of Manzar No.4 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Development Planning Center / February 2010
  • Architecture and technology. Project product: a technical file containing 9 articles in Journal of Manzar No.4 (published)/ February 2010
  • Requirements of an integrated urban planning management. Project product: a special issue containing 9 articles in Journal of Manzar No.3 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Development Planning Center/ January 2010
  • Urban landscape. Project product: a technical file containing 8 articles in Journal of Manzar No.3 (published)/ January 2010
  • Tehran’s new Master Planapproved in 2007. Project product: a special issue containing 7 articles in Journal of Manzar No.2 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Development Planning Center/ December 2009
  • Mehr housing. Project product: a technical file containing 6 articles in Journal of Manzar No.2 (published)/ December 2010
  • An evaluation of urban planning system in Iran. Project product: a special issue containing 8 articles in Journal of Manzar No.1 (published). Client: Tehran Urban Development Center/ October 2009
  • Water Temple in Bishapor. Project product: a technical file containing 4 articles in Journal of Manzar No.1 (published)/ October 2009

Projects underway include

  • Urban landscape. Project product: a book written by writers group
  • Iran’s Islamic urban spatial organization. Project product: a book written by writers group
  • Color aesthetics in the Sassanid petroglyph. Project product: a book written by writers group
  • Iran’s garden.Project product: a book written by writers group
  • Art and civilization in the Caucasus. Project product: a pictorial book and itinerary written by writers group
  • Art and civilization in the Caucasus. Project product: a short movie edited by researchers group
  • Experience of collective spaces in European cities. Project product: a book written by writers group
  • Urban development in Medina during the years of Prophet’s immigration. Project product: a book written by writers group
  • Ecological urbanism. Project product: a book written by writers group
  • Theorization and exploration-based learning. Project product: a book written by writers group
  • Ottoman miniature. Project product: a book written by writers group
  • Documentation of Kerman’s old fabric restoration. Project product: a book witten by writers group