Ibrahim, Abdelbaki Mohamed (ed). 1998. Renovation of Bayt al-Suhaymi. In Alam al-Bina. Cairo: Center for Planning and Architectural Studies, 38-42/200.
Among the most important example of Cairo traditional architecture are private houses. A few of these houses still survive and provide us with valuable information concerning the character of traditional architecture. Bayt al-Suhaymi is a vivid example. It was first built in 1648 and a substantial addition was made to the structure in 1796. (Taken from English summary on page 8)