Measuring value: Damascene houses (part I)

By Rania Kataf During the Ottoman period, Damascus was considered the second capital from which the Ottomans ruled, after Istanbul. Its elevated status is the reason why the city flourished with miraculous new buildings - from houses to khans[1] and mosques. Syrian craftsmen were famous for their great taste and technique, especially in creating interiors …

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