Khan Qurdbak, iwan, first floor plan

Khan Qurdbak, iwan, first floor plan

Madrasat al-Firdaws, inner iwan and courtyard with lobed octagonal basin

Madrasat al-Firdaws, inner iwan and courtyard with lobed octagonal basin

Bayt Junblat, courtyard and northern iwan

Bayt Junblat, courtyard and northern iwan

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan - decoration of faience tiles

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan – decoration of faience tiles

Bayt Junblat, door in the centre of southern iwan

Bayt Junblat, door in the centre of southern iwan

Khan Qurdbak, detail of a window in the iwan

Khan Qurdbak, detail of a window in the iwan

Bayt Dallal, iwan ceiling and canopy

Bayt Dallal, iwan ceiling and canopy

Khan Qurdbak, decoration details above a window in the iwan

Khan Qurdbak, decoration details above a window in the iwan

Bayt Dallal, iwan - wooden decorated canopy

Bayt Dallal, iwan – wooden decorated canopy

Az-Zawiya al-Hilaliyya, wooden cells inside the prayer hall's iwan

Az-Zawiya al-Hilaliyya, wooden cells inside the prayer hall’s iwan

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, iwan

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, iwan

Khan Qurdbak, southern part of the Khan - iwan of the Mamluk Palace

Khan Qurdbak, southern part of the Khan – iwan of the Mamluk Palace

Madrasat al-Firdaws, west wall of iwan opposite the prayer hall

Madrasat al-Firdaws, west wall of iwan opposite the prayer hall

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, the great iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, the great iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, the great iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, the great iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, small iwan - detail view of archway

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, small iwan – detail view of archway

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, small iwan - detail view of archway

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, small iwan – detail view of archway

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, entrance - inscriptions surround the iwan and above its arch

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, entrance – inscriptions surround the iwan and above its arch

Khan Qurdbak, iwan of the Mamluk palace

Khan Qurdbak, iwan of the Mamluk palace

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with northern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with northern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

Bayt Junblat, courtyard and northern iwan

Bayt Junblat, courtyard and northern iwan

Khan Qurdbak, iwan of the Mamluk palace

Khan Qurdbak, iwan of the Mamluk palace

Bimaristan Arghun, southern courtyard - view the dome pendantives and the iwan

Bimaristan Arghun, southern courtyard – view the dome pendantives and the iwan

Guesthouse of a wealthy family in Maskana, attached is an iwan

Guesthouse of a wealthy family in Maskana, attached is an iwan

Bimaristan Arghun, general view of the southern courtyard - fountain and iwan

Bimaristan Arghun, general view of the southern courtyard – fountain and iwan