Bayt Junblat, section drawing of the northern iwan

Bayt Junblat, section drawing of the northern iwan

Wall b, room 07, orthogonal view

P01.L00.07.00.Wb_s

Walls b & c, room 07, diagonal view with floor & ceiling

Room 07 with code P01.L00.07.00.Xc-d

Wall d, room 07, orthogonal view

Room 07 with code P01.L00.07.00.Wd

Wall c, room 07, orthogonal view

Room 07 with code P01.L00.07.00.Wc

Orthogonal view of wall b in room 27, ground floor, main building (Aleppo, Ghazala house)

Room 27 with code P01.L00.27.00.Wb

A group of domed houses in the village of Shaykh Hilal

A group of domed houses in the village of Shaykh Hilal

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

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

View towards souteast, rubble in the couryard, after partial collapse of Bayt Ghazala (house), Aleppo, Syria

Fig.07_view at rubble

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, The flattened dome roofs have just received new plastering.

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, The flattened dome roofs have just received new plastering.

Habuba Kabira, Mud brick construction - connection of wall, belt arch and dome rounding

Habuba Kabira, Mud brick construction – connection of wall, belt arch and dome rounding

Habuba Kabira, View from the inside of the room while constructing the dome

Habuba Kabira, View from the inside of the room while constructing the dome

Habuba Kabira, how three cantilever domes are connected (two cantilever domes are posed on a relieving arch)

Habuba Kabira, how three cantilever domes are connected (two cantilever domes are posed on a relieving arch)

Habuba Kabira, upper part of a cantilever dome construction

Habuba Kabira, upper part of a cantilever dome construction

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Today empty domed houses in an Assyrian village seen from the street side

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Today empty domed houses in an Assyrian village seen from the street side

Kafr Halab village, clay dome houses

Kafr Halab village, clay dome houses

Geodetic grid application example for a courtyard and rooms with rubble, based on a plan of Bayt Ghazala, Aleppo, Syria

Fig.05_geodetic grid over rubble heap

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami panels decorating the southern wing ceiling in the main reception hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami panels decorating the southern wing ceiling in the main reception hall (qaʿa)

As-Safira area in Aleppo province - clay dome houses

As-Safira area in Aleppo province – clay dome houses

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan - marble decoration

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan – marble decoration

Bayt Ajiqbash, Ground floor plan

Bayt Ajiqbash, Ground floor plan

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan - decoration of marble and faience tiles

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan – decoration of marble and faience tiles

Bayt Ajiqbash, the splendid decorated iwan

Bayt Ajiqbash, the splendid decorated iwan

Bayt Dallal, decorated stone above a gate

Bayt Dallal, decorated stone above a gate

Bayt Dallal, iwan - wooden decorated canopy

Bayt Dallal, iwan – wooden decorated canopy

Bayt Dallal, geometrical floor design in front of the iwan

Bayt Dallal, geometrical floor design in front of the iwan

Bayt Dallal, decorated stone of the well

Bayt Dallal, decorated stone of the well

Bayt Dallal, iwan ceiling and canopy

Bayt Dallal, iwan ceiling and canopy

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan - marble decoration

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan – marble decoration