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    The buildings in the Citadel is seldom architectural wealth, reflecting civilization our ancient, and they were the result of long experience and… Read More
    The buildings in the Citadel is seldom architectural wealth, reflecting civilization our ancient, and they were the result of long experience and depth studies by architects and researchers. and that master planning came suitable to face the harmful climatic conditions and to maintain the traditions inherited social, hence the Hawler Citadel well worth all the attention and maintain what is left of it, and rebuilding and maintaining what was destroyed them according to scientific methods to make it lively again, and to remain it a symbol tall in the history of Kurdistan civilization, and for to be a source of inspiration from the experiences of our predecessors in the field of architecture and art. Read Less
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Case Study & Design
Mohammed Siyamand
Supervisor
Hawler/Erbil Citadel is the oldest continuously Inhabited Settlment in the world, Not only accumulated numerous and important archaeological layers and urban heritage, it deserved to be include on the Tentative list of world heritage sites.
Basically, the Citadel is situated on top of 28-32 meters high earthen mound, covering slightly more than 10 hectars (102000 sqm) of dense fabric built in ochre-colored bricks, composed mainly of traditional courtyard houses, the residential quarters are reached by a labyrinthine network of narrow pedestrian alleyways which spread out in a tree-like pattern from the main southern gate.
The project consist of several shocked houses and two conserve house that conveted to suits, project involves (4000 sqm).
Basically, the Citadel is situated on top of 28-32 meters high earthen mound, covering slightly more than 10 hectars (102,000 sqm).
Typical Bedroom.
The main entrance of Hawler Citadel Hotel using golden ration.
These two graphic analyses illustrate the use of the Golden Section in the proportioning of the facade of the Hotel Gate. It is interesting to note that while both analyses begin by fitting the facade into a Golden Rectangle, each analysis then varies from the other in its approach to proving the existence of the Golden Section and its effect on the dimensions and distribution of elements across the facade.