Tarmim al-Madrasa wa-Turbat al-Rukniyya
Damascus, Syria
Al-Rukniyya is an Ayyubid structure constructed in the 13th century. The restoration consisted the following:

- study of the history and architectural style of the site and designing needed works;
- removing three meters of accumulated sediment which covered windows and some of the poots;
- arrangement of the court and the site and water drainage;
- reconstruction of a fallen dome and restoration of an existing one;
- addition of an Ayyubidi minaret; and
- restoration of the tomb.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Location
Shari' ibn Tulun, al-Salihiyya, Damascus, Syria
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Part of Site
Events
1224/621 AH, restored 1985/1405 AH
Style Periods
1169-1260
Variant Names
Tarmim al-Madrasa wa-Turbat al-Rukniyya
Rukniyya Madrasa and Mausoleum Restoration
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Tarmim al-Madrasa al-Rukniyya
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Rukniya Madrasa and Tomb Restoration
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al-Rukniyya Restoration
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Building Usages
tomb
funerary
mosque
religious
madrasa
educational
Keywords
restoration and conservation