Abstract: The study gives a brief overview of the main periods in the development of architecture in Syria. Architecture of the private houses in Damascus 19th and 20th centuries. Notes the influence of European architecture motifs on the total composition of a traditional house in the period of XVIII early XIX centuries. A brief description of the dwelling unit, it is functional zoning for the period under review. Structured classification for the traditional elements in Damascene houses, the development of the elements in Damascene houses, in three periods of Damascus history, XIX century, French Mandate period and modern buildings, included: the entrance form, the various forms of courtyard, how the rooms located in the house, service area Kitchen, Toilet, bathroom and the openings doors and windows. In order to document the history of an important historical country like Syria.
Hiba Abass, Margarita V. Perkova and Lyudmila I. Kolesnikova, 2015. Architectural Features of Ancient Damascus. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 10: 706-713.