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Author Wright, G. R. H. (George R. H.), 1924-

Title Ancient building technology. Volume 3, Construction / by G.R.H. Wright
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (100 pages)
Series Technology and change in history ; v. 12
Technology and change in history ; v. 12.
Contents The Limits of the Ancient World; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations in General References; Introduction; Chapter One: Preparatory Measures; Chapter Two: Setting out; Chapter Three: Building Site Development and Installations; Chapter Four: Wood Construction; Chapter Five: Stone Construction; Chapter Six: Brick (Earth/Clay) Construction; Chapter Seven: Roman Concrete Construction; Conclusion; Index
Summary Building construction is the subject of this third part of the Ancient Building Technology set dealing with the history of building and building materials). Beginning with the formulation of a project it goes on to discuss preliminary site surveying and setting out, followed by building site development and its attendant installations, and then examines the disposition of the various building materials in building construction from pre-history to the end of antiquity
Subject Building history series.
Building history series.
Architecture, Ancient.
Science, Ancient.
History, Ancient.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Construction -- General.
Architecture, Ancient.
History, Ancient.
Science, Ancient.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789047430896