Aliya Alnuami is applying the relief paste on her ‘Ajami-work

Aliya Alnuami is applying the relief paste on her ‘Ajami-work

Modern interpretations of the traditional craft of ‘Ajami (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Modern interpretations of the traditional craft of ‘Ajami (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

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

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

Bayt Wakil (Aleppo-Zimmer), a scene of a peacock from Wakil house’s wooden panels

Bayt Wakil (Aleppo-Zimmer), a scene of a peacock from Wakil house’s wooden panels

Khusrawiyya, interiour view at sudda (tribune) in Friday Mosque in 2008

Khusrawiyya, interiour view at sudda (tribune) in Friday Mosque in 2008

Motifs of quarter flowers in Kara Memi, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Motifs of quarter flowers in Kara Memi, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Rumi motifs forming the border of the frame, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Rumi motifs forming the border of the frame, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Aliya Alnuami is applying the relief paste on her ‘Ajami-work

Aliya Alnuami is applying the relief paste on her ‘Ajami-work

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Modern interpretations of the traditional craft of ‘Ajami (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Modern interpretations of the traditional craft of ‘Ajami (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Bayt Wakil (Aleppo-Zimmer), Painted wooden panel, Mary and Jesus

Bayt Wakil (Aleppo-Zimmer), Painted wooden panel, Mary and Jesus

Aliya Alnuami is experimenting with new ways of painting and decorating ‘Ajami work

Aliya Alnuami is experimenting with new ways of painting and decorating ‘Ajami work

Aliya Alnuami is finalising her ‘Ajami work

Aliya Alnuami is finalising her ‘Ajami work

Motifs in Saz style, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Motifs in Saz style, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Çintamani motifs, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Çintamani motifs, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Chinese cloud motifs on the top side of the panel, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Chinese cloud motifs on the top side of the panel, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Bouquet of flowers and fruits in bowls on the wall cornice in the reception room (Qaʿa) of the Sadir house

Bouquet of flowers and fruits in bowls on the wall cornice in the reception room (Qaʿa) of the Sadir house

Motifs in Hatayi style, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Motifs in Hatayi style, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Chinese cloud motifs on the top side of the panel, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Chinese cloud motifs on the top side of the panel, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Khalil Ibrahim Sheikh Al-Sroujieh demonstrated how decorative elements are created on bridles

Khalil Ibrahim Sheikh Al-Sroujieh demonstrated how decorative elements are created on bridles

Long-term security measure, protective roof until/ during reconstruction works, San Salvatore a Campi, Perugia, Italy

Fig.33_protective roof

Covering rubble infill, protective tarpaulin of outer walls, San Salvatore a Campi, Perugia, Italy

Fig.43_Protective tarpaulin of outer walls

Khan Qurdbak, stone ornamentaion

Khan Qurdbak, stone ornamentaion

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)

Madrasat al-Firdaws, Decorative details of one of the arcade columns capital

Madrasat al-Firdaws, Decorative details of one of the arcade columns capital

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)

Jamiʿ ad-Darwishiyya, framed window with a decorative strip, topped by an ornamental arch

Jamiʿ ad-Darwishiyya, framed window with a decorative strip, topped by an ornamental arch