Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, prayer hall entrance

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, prayer hall entrance

Busra - Madrasat Abu al-Fidaʾ - prayer hall

Busra – Madrasat Abu al-Fidaʾ – prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Ahmadiyya, dome of the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Ahmadiyya, dome of the prayer hall

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, prayer hall - minbar (pulpit)

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, prayer hall – minbar (pulpit)

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, prayer hall - minbar (pulpit)

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, prayer hall – minbar (pulpit)

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya, prayer niche

Al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya, prayer niche

At-Takiyya al-Mawlawiyya, minbar in the prayer hall (Samah Khana)

At-Takiyya al-Mawlawiyya, minbar in the prayer hall (Samah Khana)

At-Takiyya al-Mawlawiyya, inscription above the prayer niche

At-Takiyya al-Mawlawiyya, inscription above the prayer niche

At-Takiyya al-Mawlawiyya, niche and minbar in the prayer hall (Samah Khana)

At-Takiyya al-Mawlawiyya, niche and minbar in the prayer hall (Samah Khana)

Takiyyat ash-Shaykh Abu Bakr, muqarnas decoration on the prayer niche

Takiyyat ash-Shaykh Abu Bakr, muqarnas decoration on the prayer niche

Takiyyat ash-Shaykh Abu Bakr, the prayer niche (mihrab)

Takiyyat ash-Shaykh Abu Bakr, the prayer niche (mihrab)

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, interior view of prayer hall dome

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, interior view of prayer hall dome

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, the prayer niche

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, the prayer niche

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, marble prayer niche

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, marble prayer niche

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, niche (mihrab) in the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, niche (mihrab) in the prayer hall

A two-story building in a village in Ghuta

A two-story building in a village in Ghuta

Rakhla: The City of Wine and Poetry in the Memory of its daughters

Madrasa al-Hallawiyya: interior view at the former Byzantine apse

Madrasa al-Hallawiyya: interior view at the former Byzantine apse

Mosaic_of_the_Female_Musicians- 2

Mosaic_of_the_Female_Musicians- 2

Umayyad Mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Umawi), an exterior view of the ʿArus minaret at the northern facade

Umayyad Mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Umawi), an exterior view of the ʿArus minaret at the northern facade

Yabrud: residential houses with central hall disposition and three-arcade-motif

Yabrud: residential houses with central hall disposition and three-arcade-motif

Yabrud: residential houses with central hall floor plans

Yabrud: residential houses with central hall floor plans

Yabrud: residential buildings as road-accompanying development

Yabrud: residential buildings as road-accompanying development

Informal (unplanned) settlements spread in the Ghouta, 1980s

Informal (unplanned) settlements spread in the Ghouta, 1980s

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, interior of the prayer hall

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, interior of the prayer hall