Architecture of Public Buildings in Syria in the Second Middle of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries (1850 – 1918) (the Late Ottoman Period)

Authors

  • Salwa Mekhael Damascus University
  • Ali Saker Damascus University

Keywords:

the Late Ottoman Period , public buildings

Abstract

Syrian architecture has gone through many civilizations which affected it and had a role in its development, in addition to some social, economic, political factors, which also had a role in formatting Syrian architecture. Parallel architecture in the west witnessed a similar development under similar influences in terms of form and different in terms of content until the industrial revolution.

The architecture thought in the west evolved to the modern architecture, as it brought about radical and comprehensive changes, which contributed to the birth of the modernity architecture whose influences moved to various parts of the world including Syrian architecture. Notable changes occurred in Syrian with the entry of the ottoman in 1516 AD, which led in introduction of many developments in various directions, especially in the field of architecture. Accordingly the research has answered a set of important questions that are concerned with studying the transformation of Syrian architecture in this important period, in terms of the impact of the ottoman architecture on the architecture of public buildings in Syria between 1918-1950,how it moved, extent of this influence and the quality of the building created in it as a result.

The research was summarized to a set of important results that determine what the architectural transformation in Syrian architecture were in that period of time.

Author Biographies

Salwa Mekhael, Damascus University

Associate Professor-  Department of Theories and History of Achitecture

Ali Saker, Damascus University

Postgraduate Student- Department of Theories and History of Achitecture

Published

2021-01-18

How to Cite

1.
مخائيل س, صقر ع. Architecture of Public Buildings in Syria in the Second Middle of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries (1850 – 1918) (the Late Ottoman Period). Tuj-eng [Internet]. 2021Jan.18 [cited 2024Apr.14];42(6). Available from: https://journal.tishreen.edu.sy/index.php/engscnc/article/view/10225