it was built over 19 century, and is located in Sahl ebn Ali neighborhood in Yazd and is made up of two parts: Interior (Andarouni), and Exterior (Birouni).
The exterior compartment has colored glasses, a small but nicely decorated pond in the middle, a hall, a cellar and a weathering shaft to bring in cool air.
The interior part is the private chamber of the house. There are three-door and five-door rooms, Talar (ivan) and Kolah-Farangi. Weathering shafts surrounded a large and well-planted yard with a large pond in the middle.
In 1988, the house was dedicated to Yazd University, and in now utilized as the school of architecture and urban design.
This is an ancient mansion once belonged to a guy named Haj Ali Askarshirazi, one of the well known business men whose title "malek al tojjar" was bestowed by Naser al din shah,a king of the Qajar dynasty due to his trustworthy. His descendants of four generations lived in this house.
A narrow alley enjoying high walls is the entrance. Various rooms of the building have unique characteristics each adorned with paintings on the walls and ceilings by prominent painters from Shiraz . The creation of these works lasted some ten years and go together quite well with the paintings of the orangery building in that city.
The beautiful porch,hexagonal vestibule ,winter and summer chambers,terrace,amazing wooden pillars,the eye catching courtyard,the lofty wind catcher,the big pool,the basement corridors connecting different parts and the mirror room have considerably added to the beauty of the building.
Malek-o-Tojjar as the first mud brick hotel world wide,was inaugurated in 1997 and became complete with 23 rooms and 77 beds. Its unique characteristics have changed it into a residential utopia for those who seek comfort and peace. The central courtyard and the base mentare are used as traditional restaurants serving local and international recipes besides a coffee shop.
Yazd's other places of interest include the nearby Bogheh-ye Seyed Roknaddin (Tomb of Seyed Roknaddin) with its striking blue-tiled dome, the so-called Alexander's Prison - a 15th century domed school building with a well in its courtyard, said to have been built by Alexander the Great and used as a dungeon. The Khan-e Lari is the well-preserved ex-home of a local merchant with traditional architecture and stained glass windows. The Bagh-e Doulat Abad is an 18th century garden pavilion that belonged to the former shah, Karim Khan Zand, noted for its beautiful stained-glass windows and intricate lattice work. - See more at: http://www.iranvisitor.com/city-guides/yazd-guide#sthash.Iiy3edAM.dpufhis garden has an aggregate of different buildings which were designed and constructed during the time of Mohammad Taqi Khan in the Zandieh era. It was the residence of Khan and his government and officials. The wind trapper of this garden is 33 meters high and is considered an architectural masterpiece and a symbol of the Yazdi architects' genius, mental ability, talent and art. The most significant characteristics of the design of this building is believed to be the attempt of the architect in selecting tactful angles for providing the best views and landscape internally. The Dowlat Abad garden is regarded as one of the sites worth visiting due to verdant gardening skill in landscape architecture, irrigation method, and in the richness of architectural design. It is for this reason that the same has been recorded as a historic building.