The Layout of the Oasis and its facilities
Thanks to Bananeurysms for the layout description and rough design!
The rectangles to the north, south, east, and west are the selection of gardens that the gardeners tend to when not in the palace's outer greenhouses.
Notice how they form the shape of a flower around the palace.
The squares in the corners are the houses that form the residential areas. Near them are multiple stairwells and entrances to the insides of the walls.
They either lead to the guard towers [which are guarded at all times], or the residential rooms within the walls. These are high-up rooms to get a nice view of the entire city, and as such are often reserved for nobility who reside outside of the palace.
There are 4 main guard towers, with 2 smaller buffer towers inbetween each one. The floors below each guard tower contains weapon and armor storage, as well as training rooms here and there.
The river flows from northwest to southeast, and in t