Great Mosque of Aleppo, view at courtyard, from 1907

Great Mosque of Aleppo, view at courtyard, from 1907

Noria (water wheel) with aqueduct in ar-Rastan in 1930

Noria (water wheel) with aqueduct in ar-Rastan in 1930

Great Mosque, courtyard and prayer hall facade

Great Mosque, courtyard and prayer hall facade

Aleppo Great Mosque, courtyard general view towards north west

Aleppo Great Mosque, courtyard general view towards north west

ِAleppo, Khan as-Sabun, partial view from eastern arcade in the first floor

ِAleppo, Khan as-Sabun, partial view from eastern arcade in the first floor

Aleppo, Khan as-Sabun, view at eastern arcade in the first floor

Aleppo, Khan as-Sabun, view at eastern arcade in the first floor

Khusrawiyya-complex, view of the Mosque in 2010

Khusrawiyya-complex, view of the Mosque in 2010

At-Takiyya as-Sulaymaniyya, domed arcade and behind it larger domes covering a range of rooms

At-Takiyya as-Sulaymaniyya, domed arcade and behind it larger domes covering a range of rooms

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, the hall

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, the hall

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, prayer hall

North arcade, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

North arcade, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Great Mosque of Raqqa-Rafiqa, 8th/12th C.

Great Mosque of Raqqa-Rafiqa, 8th/12th C.

Yabrud: residential buildings as road-accompanying development

Yabrud: residential buildings as road-accompanying development

Bucket wheel (noria) and aqueduct in 1930

Bucket wheel (noria) and aqueduct in 1930

Madrasat al-Firdaws, view to south - courtyard and arcades

Madrasat al-Firdaws, view to south – courtyard and arcades

Great Mosque of Aleppo, courtyard, vertical declining sundial

Great Mosque of Aleppo, courtyard, vertical declining sundial

Great Mosque of Aleppo, courtyard with fountains, minaret, northern and western arcades

Great Mosque of Aleppo, courtyard with fountains, minaret, northern and western arcades

Bimaristan Arghun, view of side portico of main courtyard

Bimaristan Arghun, view of side portico of main courtyard

Bimaristan Arghun, southern facade of main courtyard

Bimaristan Arghun, southern facade of main courtyard

Khan as-Sabun, view of eastern gallery, northern inner facade and building part inside of courtyard

Khan as-Sabun, view of eastern gallery, northern inner facade and building part inside of courtyard

Madrasat al-Firdaws, view of the southern arcade and the prayer hall entrance

Madrasat al-Firdaws, view of the southern arcade and the prayer hall entrance

Al-Khusrawiyya, view at the Madrasa courtyard in 2007

Al-Khusrawiyya, view at the Madrasa courtyard in 2007

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, 1547

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, 1547

Khan al-Wazir, view of the arcade

Khan al-Wazir, view of the arcade

Gallery

Great Mosque of Aleppo, courtyard floor with geometrical designs

Great Mosque of Aleppo, courtyard floor with geometrical designs

Khusrawiyya, northern arcade, 2018

Khusrawiyya, northern arcade, 2018

Yabrud, Residential house with covered terrace (riwaq)

Yabrud, Residential house with covered terrace (riwaq)

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, capital with muqarnas of a column in the double arcade

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, capital with muqarnas of a column in the double arcade

Izraʿ - Kanisat (church) Mar Jirjis from the inside

Izraʿ – Kanisat (church) Mar Jirjis from the inside