Bayt al-Suihaymi, al- Gamaliyya district, Cairo, Egypt

Large town house built in 1648; section through courtyard, survey carried out in 1975 as part of preparation for a Danish-Egyptian restoration project initiated by the Department of Restoration, School of Architecture, Copenhagen.
Photo of the lush green growth of courtyard with a view to the open porch closed towards the garden by a carved wood latticework that allows natural ventilation of the space used for social gatherings