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Building Materials and Construction Reference library
Construction projects represent considerable economic investments, so the study of the materials and technology used provides insight into the priorities
building materials Reference library
Richard Allan Tomlinson, John Bryan Ward-Perkins, Hazel Dodge, and Bryan R. Ward-Perkins
In its developed stages Greek *architecture was based on the use of finely dressed stone masonry, predominantly limestone. Where available either locally or transported, white ...
Roman building practice was everywhere based on locally available materials. The only building materials widely transported in the Roman empire were ...
The bulk of materials used in buildings of the 4th to 6th cents.
Building Materials and Techniques Reference library
[To survey the history, distribution, and role of building materials and techniques throughout the Near East, this entry comprises