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Architecture_NotesFeb9

Architecture_NotesFeb9 - Thu 9 Greek Architecture Readings...

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Thu 9 – Greek Architecture Readings: Kostof, chap. 8. Assignment : Metropolitan Museum: Egyptian Wing. The Temple of Dendur. *History of pre-Hellenistic era *Argive Herion and Perachora Differences b/w great emporious architecture and Bronze Age Turns into temple Temples in pre-Hellenistic era – built with cheap material Temples are houses of god – worshipper could not get in Big enough to hold god, but not large number of people Will develop into much more sophisticated shapes and solutions *Temples could have been made with wood Usual technique in building temples was with wood Even though quality not good, it was still the easiest way to build a structure Temple at Lefkandi, X century Features more or less same; oblong shape Requires an element to support top of roof Proportion & distances between each element depends on quality of element itself Wood is very thin – taken from very young trees Must be thick to cover roof *Thermon, temple of Apollo, 630 circa Roof tile replaced roof made of straw & mud Could be terra cotta or stone Much heavier than straw
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  • Spring '06
  • Benelli
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