Tall Dahab, Central hall house - the width of the hall corresponds to the recess in the facade, the loggia is used for the stay

Tall Dahab, Central hall house – the width of the hall corresponds to the recess in the facade, the loggia is used for the stay

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Today empty domed houses in an Assyrian village seen from the street side

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Today empty domed houses in an Assyrian village seen from the street side

A modern three storeys building in Raqqa

A modern three storeys building in Raqqa

Jurn Kabir, wooden door bar lock, seen from the interior side

Jurn Kabir, wooden door bar lock, seen from the interior side

Habuba Kabira, Mud brick construction - connection of wall, belt arch and dome rounding

Habuba Kabira, Mud brick construction – connection of wall, belt arch and dome rounding

Habuba Kabira, View from the inside of the room while constructing the dome

Habuba Kabira, View from the inside of the room while constructing the dome

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer

Habuba Kabira, upper part of a cantilever dome construction

Habuba Kabira, upper part of a cantilever dome construction

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, The flattened dome roofs have just received new plastering.

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, The flattened dome roofs have just received new plastering.

Dome under maintenance in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Dome under maintenance in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Very well preserved domed rooms of a farmstead in an Assyrian village

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Very well preserved domed rooms of a farmstead in an Assyrian village

As-Safira area in Aleppo province - clay dome houses

As-Safira area in Aleppo province – clay dome houses

Kafr Halab village, clay dome houses

Kafr Halab village, clay dome houses

Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

in the Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

in the Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

A villa under construction in the Ghuta of Damascus

A villa under construction in the Ghuta of Damascus

General view of the village of Shaykh Hilal

General view of the village of Shaykh Hilal

Bayt Wakil, interior facade of the upper floor

Bayt Wakil, interior facade of the upper floor

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, courtyard and eastern riwaq (portico)

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, courtyard and eastern riwaq (portico)

Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, view of an window with ablaq and ceramic tiles

Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, view of an window with ablaq and ceramic tiles

Rubble heap of a collapsed dome, view inside prayer hall of al-ʿAdiliyya mosque, Aleppo

Fig.47_Rubble heap of a collapsed dome

Khusrawiyya Complex, damage mapping (English)

Khusrawiyya Complex, damage mapping (English)

Khusrawiyya Complex, damage mapping (Arabic)

Khusrawiyya Complex, damage mapping (Arabic)

Aleppo, Khusrawiyya Complex, siteplan of the building parts (English)

Aleppo, Khusrawiyya Complex, siteplan of the building parts (English)

Khusrawiyya Complex, siteplan of the building parts (Arabic)

Khusrawiyya Complex, siteplan of the building parts (Arabic)

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, view of destroyed dome

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, view of destroyed dome

Khan Qurdbak, iwan with basement of neighbouring qaʿa

Khan Qurdbak, iwan with basement of neighbouring qaʿa

General view of the houses of the village of Shaykh Hilal

General view of the houses of the village of Shaykh Hilal

Bayt Wakil (Aleppo-Room Berlin), details of the painted wooden panel

Bayt Wakil (Aleppo-Room Berlin), details of the painted wooden panel