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Roman building : materials and techniques

Author: Jean Pierre Adam
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Roman architecture is extraordinarily rich, both in terms of the techniques and materials used and in the variety of buildings constructed, many of which are still visible today. Now in paperback, Roman Buildings places emphasis on the technical aspects of that architecture, following the process of building through each stage, from quarry to standing wall, from tree to roof timbers. The author examines the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Pierre Adam
ISBN: 9780415208666 0415208661
OCLC Number: 686773714
Description: 360 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Other Titles: Construction romaine.
Responsibility: Jean-Pierre Adam ; translated by Anthony Mathews.
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Now in paperback this is a thorough and systematic examination of Roman architecture and building practice, with over 750 illustrations. It places emphasis on the technical aspects of the subject and  Read more...

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