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Until Sun 31 January

Aleppo - A 5,000 year journey

Boghossian Foundation - Villa Empain

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Alep - un voyage au cœur de 5.000 ans d’histoire Iconem


The Boghossian Foundation hosts an immersive and exclusively digital exhibition dedicated to Aleppo. Conceived by Iconem, the exhibition reveals several major buildings of the millennial city, the martyred remains of Syrian architecture.

he Boghossian Foundation hosts an immersive and exclusively digital exhibition dedicated to Aleppo, the multi-millennial city.

From 2012 to 2016, the battles of the Syrian civil war ravaged the city of Aleppo. Bombardments and fighting on the ground took a heavy toll on the civilian population, but also on the material heritage. It is estimated that several hundred historic buildings were damaged or destroyed. Even today it is difficult to quantify what was lost in the destruction and what can be salvaged.

Thanks to several field missions in January and April 2017, Iconem’s teams, specialized in the digitization of endangered heritage, managed to establish 3D models of several major monuments in the Old City of Aleppo. This work, in addition to virtually safeguarding this heritage and enabling remote analysis, makes the martyred remains of Syrian architecture accessible to the general public.

Immersed in a slow stroll through the 3D models of Aleppo’s main monuments, the visitor is confronted in turn with the harshness of the damage inflicted on the historic heart of the city and the beauty of the remains of these monuments.


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This event is canceled


Thursday, September 17, 2020 — Sunday, January 31, 2021


Monday Closed
Tuesday from 11:00 to 18:00
Wednesday from 11:00 to 18:00
Thursday from 11:00 to 18:00
Friday from 11:00 to 18:00
Saturday from 11:00 to 18:00
Sunday from 11:00 to 18:00

Exceptional closure

Friday, December 25, 2020
Friday, January 1, 2021


Boghossian Foundation - Villa Empain

Avenue Franklin Roosevelt, 67
1050 Ixelles

T. +32 2 627 52 30

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Normal: €10.00
Senior: €8.00
Young: €4.00


Boghossian Foundation - Villa Empain