Gallery: Architects Preserve 2,000-Year-Old Thula Fort in Yemen

 
The ancient site of Thula Fort in Thula, Yemen is undergoing an extensive preservation effort under the leadership of architect Abdullah Al-Hadrami. The project, which was recently shortlisted for an Aga Khan Award for Architecture, will reinforce the expansive site to preserve the heritage of the Sabaean period, which thrived in the First Century BC. The ruins, which include a fort, burial grounds, walls of agricultural terraces, the Bab al Mayah gate and more, will be repaired for future generations to study and enjoy.

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