Khaldoun Fansa

"If the war of bombs and bullets and the parallel social war of one Syrian against another are to be resolved and the country rebuilt, Syrians will need to remember the ancient cultural touchstones that belong to every Syrian. "

Khaldoun Fansa is a consulting architect, who managed restoration projects in the Old City of Aleppo. He was one of the founders of “the Old City of Aleppo Rehabilitation Project” and was selected by GTZ to establish and manage the “Residents Lending Fund" between 1993 and 2001.

Fansa was a contributor to the German exhibitions “Damascus – Aleppo: 5000 Years of Civic Development” in 2000, and “Saladin and The Crusaders” in 2006. Mr Fansa presented and published several papers related to the Old City of Aleppo and worked as a consultant to the Aga Khan Trust for Culture as a manager of the Preservation Work in the Citadel of Aleppo and the Citadel of Masyaf, between 2000 and 2008.

Khaldoun Fansa was a founding member of “Aleppo Citadel Friend Society” in 2006.

Author's books

Visit the Old City of Aleppo

Original price was: $19.95.Current price is: $14.95.

This book brings alive Aleppo’s ancient city in a story set just before the troubles began in 2011. It tells of Tamim, a boy who visits Aleppo’s historic neighborhoods. Of greater interest to adults, the author also provides historical sketches of the city and color illustrations and photographs, both historical and contemporary.