The research seeks to study a heritage building in city of Zakho in which most of its features have disappeared under the soil and its ceilings have completely disappeared due to negligence and natural factors. Although the study came late but it is importance lies in showing the characteristics of this type of building which had its place among people several decades ago. Renewable energy sources instead of diesel or even electric machines that require exorbitant costs in order to operate and which are not devoid of sources of emissions harmful to human health and the environment.
The Hazim Bky Watermill is one of the important heritage buildings in Zakho city as it is located on the bank of the Khabour River in one of the neighborhoods of the old city which is called (Semalka) neighborhood. Our focus is on documenting this Building because it did not get any attention by researchers before. It was neglected a lot until it became a ruin after it was a landmark. Therefore, studying it require to rely on field visits to his site of which only ruins of the walls remained so the measurements were taken and photographed and engineering drawings were made to represent projections of the building and vertical sections of the building. The building was abandoned and what left is only the foundations and ruins of it and its outer walls.