Agricultural Watchtowers in Al-Tireh Quarter and ‘Ain Qinia Village, Ramallah, Palestine

@article{AlHoudalieh2013AgriculturalWI,
  title={Agricultural Watchtowers in Al-Tireh Quarter and ‘Ain Qinia Village, Ramallah, Palestine},
  author={S. Al-Houdalieh and Shadi Sami Ghadban},
  journal={International Journal of Architectural Heritage},
  year={2013},
  volume={7},
  pages={509 - 535}
}
  • S. Al-Houdalieh, Shadi Sami Ghadban
  • Published 2013
  • Engineering
  • International Journal of Architectural Heritage
  • Al-Tireh quarter and ‘Ain Qinia village on the fringes of the city of Ramallah, Palestine, contains a remarkable variety of watchtower structures that are still standing within their landscape environment. This research project documented 167 watchtowers distributed on an area of approximately 3,000 dunums (1 dunum is 1000 m2). Their deteriorating state is quite alarming, due to several factors, mainly the continuing Arab-Israeli conflict, the rapid modernization of the Palestinian community… CONTINUE READING
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