Handout 10_Greece-Athenian Acropolis

Cultivationofcommunalmemoryinathensbytheconstructionof

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Unformatted text preview: part of festival celebrating Athena Polis 9/20/10 Greek city‐state Page 1 of 3 ARC 231/530 Fall 2010 History 1: History of World Architecture – Ancient Through Medieval School of Architecture, CALA, University of Arizona Themes 1. Cultivation of communal memory in Athens by the construction of monumental, iconic religious complex and the performance of annual rituals at the site. 2. The use of structure, lighting, and sequence to mark the threshold between secular and sacred space. 3. Refinements of the norms of the classical orders for all of the major buildings on the Athenian Acropolis. 4. Architectural decoration, such as scu...
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