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 Bayt el-suhaymi

House of al-suhaymi is an old ottoman era house. It is built in 1648 by abdel wahab el tablawy and in 1796 it was bought by sheikh ahmed al-suhaymi which extended to integrate several of adjacent.

 Bayt el-suhaymi

House of al-suhaymi is an old ottoman era house. It is built in 1648 by abdel wahab el tablawy and in 1796 it was bought by sheikh ahmed al-suhaymi which extended to integrate several of adjacent.
The house is built around sahn in the center. The house also is surrounded by a small garden.
The house has a mashrabiya windows. it is located in the middle of khan-al-khalili, one of the oldest part of cairo.it is the best example of Islamic and ottoman style architecture.
The house were not the social patterns and for family values.
Their designs introduced into traditional spaces like: qa’a,and maq’ad,…..etc.
There is also the domed structure was originally a mausoleum and it is pierced with geometrical pattern and filled with coloured glass and founded in the garden.
 

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