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

Motifs of the decorated wooden panels of Beit Ghazaleh

Motifs of the decorated wooden panels of Beit Ghazaleh

Waqf Ibshir Mustafa Basha, south western corner with former sabil

Waqf Ibshir Mustafa Basha, south western corner with former sabil

Part of a decorated wooden door with ‘Ajami decoration from the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology

Part of a decorated wooden door with ‘Ajami decoration from the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology

Part of a decorated wooden door with ‘Ajami decoration from the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology

Part of a decorated wooden door with ‘Ajami decoration from the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology

al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, ground plan drawing before the partial demolition

al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, ground plan drawing before the partial demolition

Motifs of the decorated wooden panels of  Beit Ghazaleh

Motifs of the decorated wooden panels of Beit Ghazaleh

In the Syrian desert: the separation of the living and the storage compartment in a bedouin tent with the help of a stick mat (arab. zarb)

In the Syrian desert: the separation of the living and the storage compartment in a bedouin tent with the help of a stick mat (arab. zarb)

Tall al-Mishrifa (ancient Qatna), view of the historic citywall, within which the village is located

Tall al-Mishrifa (ancient Qatna), view of the historic citywall, within which the village is located

Image #100005 (ar)

Image #100005 (ar)

Rumi motifs on the Aleppo Room

Rumi motifs on the Aleppo Room

Sirjilla, andron, 5th c.

Sirjilla, andron, 5th c.

Bab al-Maqam in Aleppo, general view

Bab al-Maqam in Aleppo, general view

Burj al-Ghanam, general view of the tower's west-south corner

Burj al-Ghanam, general view of the tower’s west-south corner

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the southern facade of the tower with its machicolations and parapets

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the southern facade of the tower with its machicolations and parapets

Burj al-Ghanam, general view of the facade

Burj al-Ghanam, general view of the facade

Izraʿ, al-Jamiʿ (Mosque) al-ʿUmari - the prayer niche

Izraʿ, al-Jamiʿ (Mosque) al-ʿUmari – the prayer niche

Bab al-Hadid, south-west facade of the gate tower

Bab al-Hadid, south-west facade of the gate tower

Damage pattern, loose elements after partial collapse of a wall in a historic house, Dar al-Agha, Aleppo

Fig. 20, Catalogue of Damage

Damaged ablaq (bicolor) masonry, 2nd category remains, in portal of ʿUlabiyya Khan, Aleppo, Syria

Fig.25_damaged and loose remains

Part of a decorated wooden door with ‘Ajami decoration from the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology

Part of a decorated wooden door with ‘Ajami decoration from the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology

Numbering application example for the courtyard floor into smaller sections, based on a plan of Bayt Ghazala, Aleppo, Syria

Fig.06_Bayt-Ghazala_room-02

Collapse of a façade, by overturning, favored by cracking in wall plane, San Salvatore a Campi, Perugia, Italy

Fig.17-c_Collapse of a façade

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., decorative door of reliquary room in southern facade (east)

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., decorative door of reliquary room in southern facade (east)

Reconstruction (drawing) of the missing part of the main façade of the fortified tower north of Bab Antakiya, Aleppo, Syria

Fig.41-b_Marking missing stones after partial collapse

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., decorative door of reliquary room in southern facade (east)

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., decorative door of reliquary room in southern facade (east)

Reconstruction of the various working steps in the production of ‘Ajami decoration

Reconstruction of the various working steps in the production of ‘Ajami decoration

Destroyed shops on the north side of Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Destroyed shops on the north side of Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the tower

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the tower

Bab al-Hadid, general view of the entrance

Bab al-Hadid, general view of the entrance