Ancient Building Technology: Materials. Texts
The following resume study deals with building material, which together with construction and structures, forms one of the three aspects of building, or equally one of the three factors which constitute the nature of a building.
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ABSP ancient building ancient world antiquity archaeological Architecture ashlar ashlar masonry Aurenche basic bitumen blocks Bronze Age building construction building material burnt brick century chemical Classical Greek columns compression concrete construction core cramps decoration device dowels durability effect Egypt Egyptian evidence facing fashion field stones finely dressed firing G.R.H. Wright glass instance iron joints Kalabsha kiln later lime and gypsum limestone load bearing Maison Orientale manufacture megalithic Mesopotamia metal Middle East millenium BC mixed monumental mortar mould mud brick mud mortar nails Neolithic operation opus incertum opus reticulatum opus testaceum ornament Pharaonic plaster plastic earth practice proceedure production quarrying remains revetting rock cutting Roman Architecture Roman Concrete Rome roofing tiles rubble sand shuttering significant solid stone masonry strength structure stucco substance supply surface survived Temple terra-cotta terre pise timber tion transport tumulus units vaulting Vitruvius wall wood wooden