Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: San'a (Old City): Vernacular Stone and Brick Architecture

Accession Number: 
155785
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module TWO--6,395 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Close view of a fa¿ade, depicting windows with semi-circular fan lights
Date of View: 
2/15/1993
Image description: 
Note the projecting perforated window, known as the shubaq, from which women observe the street without being seen and where drinking water is left to cool in porous earthenware jars.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module TWO
Culture: 
Yemeni
Subject: 
City planning
Work Types: 
built environment; settlements and landscapes; inhabited places
Work Types: 
Architecture; dwellings; houses
Work Types: 
complexes; sites (locations); historic sites
Preferred Title: 
San'a (Old City): Vernacular Stone and Brick Architecture
Agent Display: 
unknown (Yemeni)
Date: 
ca. 1600-present (creation)
Materials: 
stone; stucco
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Locations: 
San'a, North Yemen, Yemen
Location Type: 
(site)
Classification: 
Architecture
Classification: 
History and Culture