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CULTURAL MEANING OF ALEPPO : a landscape recovery for the ancient city.

CULTURAL MEANING OF ALEPPO : a landscape recovery for the ancient city.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] UNIV OF CHICAGO Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

A documentation of the cultural meaning of the urban landscape of the Ancient City of Aleppo though the urban structures and characteristic courtyard houses, this is both a theoretical and practical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1140783109
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: GIULIA ANNALINDA NEGLIA
ISBN: 9781789381788 1789381789
OCLC Number: 1232411194
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Forewords by Nada al Hassan, Attilio Petruccioli and Sakhar OlabiAcknowledgementsIntroduction: Why Aleppo is Important: Framework and War Scenario Chapter I: The Cultural Significance of Aleppo's Forma Urbis: An Overview of Layers and Ideas of Urban Conformation Natura Naturalis and Natura Artificialis: The Plateau and the TellsHellenistic Planning Roman Planning The Medieval Byzantine CityThe Medieval Islamic City The Specialized Mamluk and Ottoman CityThe Gutted and Transformed Modern City Chapter II: The Cultural Significance of Aleppo's Courtyard House: A Mirror of Middle Eastern Cultural History The Courtyard House Layout The Basic Elements of the House: Multi-purpose and Special RoomsThe Inner Garden Typological Features Chapter III: The Cultural Significance of the Reconstruction: Urban Recovery against AmnesiaFramework for Reconstruction and Recovery Terms for Urban Recovery Reconstruction: Consciousness or Amnesia?Memory, Culture and Identity: Challenges for a Culture-Oriented Recovery Recommendations and Strategies for a Culture-Oriented Urban Recovery Conclusion References List of FiguresNotes


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