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Ancient Building Technology: Historical Background (Technology and Change in History) [Hardcover]

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This work surveys the building technology in a period from prehistory to the end of the Classical World in the region of Europe, the Middle East and the Mediterranean basin. After an historical survey of construction from first shelters to late antique building, the volume considers materials of construction, structural systems (framed, load-bearing and so on), processes of construction (project drawings, site preparation, equipments and works organization), and forms of construction (walls, floors, foundations, etc). It concludes with a discussion of the evolution and diffusion of building technology and of the role of social and technical factors, culture and civilization in its development.

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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Pages   212
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 8.75" Height: 11.75"
Weight:   2.75 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Dec 1, 1999
Publisher   Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN  9004099697  
ISBN13  9789004099692  

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1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > Regional > Middle Eastern
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > Schools, Periods & Styles > Ancient & Classical
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5Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Home Design > Buildings & Construction
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9Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > Civil > Construction > General
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