{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

ANCIENT ROME - ANCIENT ROME MATERIALS brick sun-dried brick...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
ANCIENT ROME MATERIALS brick: sun-dried brick, kiln-fired brick, glazed brick different shapes industrialized marked with dates and signature of emperor of that time timber (Lebenon) metals: iron, lead, bronze stone: sandstone, limestone, granite, marble imported (some marble found in Rome; white with grey grains) concrete invented by Romans (lost with the fall of empire) Opus Caementum (concrete work) Different types of concrete work (see slide) Veneering afterwards Reticulatum= at a 45 degree angle Testaceum= with headers, tallest Pozzolana cement + aggregates + water Aggregates= gravel, stone, rubble The heavier the concrete the heavier the concrete tiles: clay mosaic glass already known in Egypt and Greece first used for construction by Romans not clear; opaque different colors/pigments only civilization to import materials internationally (stopped with the fall) STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS column and beam (post and lintel) timber roof system: timber truss to be efficient with wood King posts, scarfed joints arch: arcade arches in a row same dimensions
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}