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Darat ʿAzza, city located along the St. Simeon Monastery road

Darat ʿAzza, city located along the St. Simeon Monastery road

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, siteplan of the building parts (Arabic)

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, siteplan of the building parts (Arabic)

A crowd in the 'Afrin, at the time of the cotton harvest

A crowd in the ‘Afrin, at the time of the cotton harvest

Ghuta of Damascus, an alley in one of the villages

Ghuta of Damascus, an alley in one of the villages

East of the Ghuta, rural houses in the Marj area

East of the Ghuta, rural houses in the Marj area

View of the old town from Maʿlula with its traditionally light blue painted facades

View of the old town from Maʿlula with its traditionally light blue painted facades

The historical centre of Maʿlula with St. Lawandius Church and hillside houses facing the valley

The historical centre of Maʿlula with St. Lawandius Church and hillside houses facing the valley

The village of al-Qirata on the northern slope of the Sajur valley, old lime-washed houses visible.

The village of al-Qirata on the northern slope of the Sajur valley, old lime-washed houses visible.

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, damage mapping (English)

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, damage mapping (English)

Habuba Kabira, view over cantilever domes during construction

Habuba Kabira, view over cantilever domes during construction

The village of Jurn Kabir before the region was flooded by the Tishrin dam

The village of Jurn Kabir before the region was flooded by the Tishrin dam

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

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

A group of domed houses in the village of Shaykh Hilal

A group of domed houses in the village of Shaykh Hilal

South-west Syria: Qalamun Mountains, the village of Maʿlula with its light blue or white house paintings

South-west Syria: Qalamun Mountains, the village of Maʿlula with its light blue or white house paintings

Armanaz and its agricultural fields

Armanaz and its agricultural fields

The general structure of the example dome house in Taanayel (Libanon) before the end of the construction process

The general structure of the example dome house in Taanayel (Libanon) before the end of the construction process

Maize field adjacent to the houses of Mishrifa village on top of the city wall of Qatna

Maize field adjacent to the houses of Mishrifa village on top of the city wall of Qatna

General view of the town of Maʿlula

General view of the town of Maʿlula

General view of Maʿlula

General view of Maʿlula

Mnin, general view of Qalamun mountain and the houses scattered on its slopes

Mnin, general view of Qalamun mountain and the houses scattered on its slopes

Houses of stone and concrete in Mnin

Houses of stone and concrete in Mnin

Village houses with courtyards in Mishrifa (ancient Qatna)

Village houses with courtyards in Mishrifa (ancient Qatna)

Hillside houses of Armanaz on a mountain slope

Hillside houses of Armanaz on a mountain slope

Daily life scene in the city of Raqqa

Daily life scene in the city of Raqqa

Bludan houses overlooking the Zabadani plain

Bludan houses overlooking the Zabadani plain

A view of traditional houses in Jabʿadin village

A view of traditional houses in Jabʿadin village

A traditional house in Jabʿadin

A traditional house in Jabʿadin

A part of the city of Harim, located on the northwestern slope of a mountain

A part of the city of Harim, located on the northwestern slope of a mountain

A view of the Orontes river near Darkush

A view of the Orontes river near Darkush