Muqarnas is a mesmerizing element of Islamic architecture that exhibits intricate geometry. It has been widely used in many countries in middle east, and southern parts of Europe since 11th century.

In this project, we have studied the geometry and structure of muqarnas and explore methods and techniques to create virtual models of this structures.


  • Find a demo of the final version of this system at Youtube


Interactive Modeling of Muqarnas, N.Hamekasi, F.Samavati and A.Nasri.

Eurographics Symposium on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization and Imaging (Aug 2011) paper.

Designing Persian Floral Patterns Using Circle Packing, N.Hamekasi, F.Samavati.

International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications paper.