Evaluation of Decay on Historic Masonry Building Facades, Case Study; Deira and Bur Dubai

dc.contributor.author Gunay, Serkan
dc.date.accessioned 2020-10-18T09:44:04Z
dc.date.available 2020-10-18T09:44:04Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.description This conference paper is not available at CUD collection. The version of scholarly record of this conference paper is published in Proceedings of 9th International Masonry Conference (2014), available online at: https://www.masonry.org.uk/downloads/id1053-evaluation-of-decay-on-historic-masonry-building-facadescase-study-deira-and-bur-dubai/ en_US
dc.description.abstract As being one of the seven emirates that forms the United Arab Emirates since the year 1971, history of human settlements in the Arabian Peninsula dates back to mid 2000 BC. Apart from the archeological sites and tombs, starting from the 1800s, earliest settlements of the town of Dubai start to establish at the shorelines of the Gulf Region. Bur Dubai and Deira are the areas that you can still find the edifices from these times. Being a port town, Dubai starts to expand through Dubai Creek as the trade between Iran and sub-continent India improves during the early 1900s. Most of the remaining historic buildings were built during this period as residences of merchant families. These traditional residential buildings [1], mostly built with locally available coral stone, still sets a good example of such architecture with their courtyards, “Majlis” areas, Barjeels (wind tower) and gypsum decorated gates. Dubai Municipality Architectural Heritage Department has been restoring these historic buildings since the year 1991. Although the buildings relatively newly renovated, material decay on the facades are visible and needs sustainable maintenance. This paper aims to document and evaluate the material decay on historic building facades in Deira and Bur Dubai region of Dubai, based on the site studies during 2011 and 2012. en_US
dc.identifier.citation Gunay, S. (2014). Evaluation of Decay on Historic Masonry Building Facades, Case Study; Deira and Bur Dubai. 9th International Masonry Conference, Guimaraes – Portugal, 7-9 July 2014. https://www.masonry.org.uk/downloads/id1053-evaluation-of-decay-on-historic-masonry-building-facadescase-study-deira-and-bur-dubai/ en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://www.masonry.org.uk/downloads/id1053-evaluation-of-decay-on-historic-masonry-building-facadescase-study-deira-and-bur-dubai/
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12519/266
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher International Masonry Society en_US
dc.relation Author Affiliation : Gunay, Serkan, Assistant Professor, Canadian University of Dubai, School of Architecture and ID
dc.relation.ispartofseries 9th International Masonry Conference;
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dc.subject Coral Stone Masonry en_US
dc.subject Façade Decay en_US
dc.subject Bastakiya en_US
dc.title Evaluation of Decay on Historic Masonry Building Facades, Case Study; Deira and Bur Dubai en_US
dc.type Other en_US
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