11-14-08 Arch 350 - Arch 350GeneralTerms Republic 509-27 BC...

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Unformatted text preview: 11-14-08 Arch 350GeneralTerms: Republic, 509-27 BC Patricians – Elite class Plebians – Farming classBuilding Types: Increasing level of statusVilla – upper class house located in suburban locationDomus – single family city house urbanTenement – insula dense multi unit dwellingKey Terms: Atrium- open central court, from which the enclosed rooms led off, in the type of large ancient Roman house known as a domus.Impluvium- the sunken part of the atrium in a Greek or Roman house (domus). Designed to carry away the rainwater coming through the compluvium of the roof, it is usually made of marble and placed about 30 cm below the floor of the atrium.Cubicula Tablinum- room generally situated on one side of the atrium and opposite to the entrance; it opened in the rear on to the peristyle, with either a large window or only an anteroom or curtain. The walls were richly decorated with fresco pictures, and busts of the family were arranged on pedestals on the two sides of the room....
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2008 for the course ARCH 350 taught by Professor Iarocci during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.

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11-14-08 Arch 350 - Arch 350GeneralTerms Republic 509-27 BC...

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