Khan Qurdbak, iwan, first floor plan

Khan Qurdbak, iwan, first floor plan

Khan Qurdbak, detail of a window in the iwan

Khan Qurdbak, detail of a window in the iwan

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

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

Khan Qurdbak, decoration details above a window in the iwan

Khan Qurdbak, decoration details above a window in the iwan

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

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

Madrasat al-Firdaws, general view to north - courtyard, eastern arcade and iwan

Madrasat al-Firdaws, general view to north – courtyard, eastern arcade and iwan

Bayt Junblat, courtyard and northern iwan

Bayt Junblat, courtyard and northern iwan

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

Bayt Dallal, iwan ceiling and canopy

Bayt Dallal, iwan ceiling and canopy

Bayt Dallal, geometrical floor design in front of the iwan

Bayt Dallal, geometrical floor design in front of the 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

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

Bayt Dallal, iwan - wooden decorated canopy

Bayt Dallal, iwan – wooden decorated canopy

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with northern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with northern Iwan

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, iwan

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, iwan

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, 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, small iwan - detail view of archway

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

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, view from the garden to the late Ottoman house, situated on a slope

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, view from the garden to the late Ottoman house, situated on a slope

ar-Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, the northern iwan

ar-Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, the northern iwan

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

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

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

Khan Qurdbak, detail of a window in the iwan

Khan Qurdbak, detail of a window in the iwan