Roman Building: Materials and Techniques

Roman Building: Materials and Techniques

Jean-Pierre Adam


With over 750 illustrations, Roman Buildings is an intensive and systematic exam of Roman structure and construction perform, taking a look at large-scale public constructions in addition to extra modest houses and outlets. putting emphasis at the technical elements of the subject, the author follows the method of establishing via each one degree -- from quarry to status wall, from tree to roof timbers -- and describes how those fabrics have been received or synthetic. the writer additionally discusses inside ornament and appears on the functional features of water offer, heating and roads.

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