Sabils in Islamic Architecture a Case Study of the Old City of Nablus

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Fidaa Mohammed Ahmed Qaqour
Sabils in Islamic Architecture a Case Study of the Old City of Nablus6.91 MB

This study aims to shed light on sabil water construction as an important factor and unused in the traditional architecture and to revive it again, keep it and make it active. This study includes the definition of al-sabil and explains its parts and components in different Arabs area then I choose Nablus as study case, it take about its sabils , third numbers and names and historical information about them. I follow a method that depends on many back ground I will mention them later. One of this back grounds is the historical background in which I depend on the tales of some old people and historical books. I followed the descriptive- statistical back ground too in which visits, I take. I depend on seeing and pictures and measures to know its current status and how do people care and write about it, then I choose to answer the questionnaire , two hundred people are asked to answer it , in which the researcher find out new result and facts. Al-sabil water construction is UN know to a big sect of people who live there especially the new generation, people and responsible don’t care about this source. Many of these sabils are destroyed or closed, and other sabils are unhealthy or unreconstructed well. Finally, I talk about the importance of this water source and people renewal need for it. The researcher recommends 1-to rebuild the destroyed sabiles and open the closed ones 2- people to keep such important constructions 3- modernization or improvement. Establish new construction in a way that combines tradition and modernization or improvement.