Courtyard House in Bastakiya Quarter


Name:  Courtyard House in Bastakiya Quarter

Place:  Dubai, United Arab Emirates

View:  This is a traditional form of domestic architecture in which the living quarters are arranged around a central courtyard.  The wind-tower is a usual feature.  This quarter of Bastikiya was settled by Persian merchants from Bastak in Iran.

Date:  c.1936, restorations ongoing since 2001

Architects:  Unknown

Style or Period:  Traditional domestic vernacular style of the Middle East

Catalogue No. ZA1627

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