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ARCHITECTURE AND MODERN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC SCIENTIFIC - EDUCATIONAL JOURNAL ON SCIENTIFIC-TECHNOLOGICAL AND EDUCATIONAL-METHODICAL ASPECTS OF MODERN ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION AND DESIGNING WITH THE USAGE OF VIDEO AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGIES


Article A JORDANIAN MODEL IN CONSERVATION OF ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE
Case Study Dar As Saraya Government Building, Madaba, Jordan
Authors Saqer Mustafa Sqour, Muhannad Tarad, Engineering College, Al al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan
Abstract Jordan being part of the Arab and Islamic world has passed different eras throughout the history. It is rich in architectural heritage; although, awareness of need for conservation is recent. Nevertheless, a lot of work has been done.

This paper deals with the extent to which Jordanian efforts have succeeded. It looks at the historical background, examines conservation in Jordan, and concentrates on Madaba, as one of the historic cities of the country. Besides, the paper presents Dar As Saraya as a case study. The building is presented in certain detail to learn lessons in the context, and to examine construction, materials and techniques.

The purpose of this paper is a try to study and analyze a case study; to present certain recommendations to help proposing conservation plans.

The methods used for conducting this study are as follows:
- Reviewing literature on the subject of architectural heritage in Jordan.
- Studying background of the heritage in Madaba city.
- Studying different opinions regarding building conservation.
- Presenting Dar As Saraya as a case study, and studying it in some details to show an example of how building conservation is taking place in Jordan.
Keywords: building conservation, conservation in Jordan, Jordanian historical buildings, traditional buildings, Ottoman buildings in Jordan
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