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Concrete Vaulted Constr.. Imperial Rome - 05 edition

Concrete Vaulted Constr.. Imperial Rome (ISBN10: 0511158955; ISBN13: 9780511158957)
ISBN13: 978-0511158957
ISBN10: 0511158955

Summary: Examining the methods and techniques that enabled builders to construct some of the most imposing monuments of ancient Rome, Lynne Lancaster focuses on structurally innovative vaulting and the factors that influenced its advancement, as well as a range of related practices and various techniques of buttressing. Providing the geological background of the local building stones, Lancaster applies mineralogical analysis to suggest trading patterns and land use. She also examines construc moretion techniques in relation to the social, economic, and political contexts of Rome. less

Edition/Copyright: 05
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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