Ancient Greek Architects at Work: Problems of Structure and Design

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Cornell University Press, 1982 - History - 196 pages
A study of the problems of structure and design, this book relates the architect to the society in which he worked; it shows him as a designer, structural engineer and director of works; it identifies the problems that architects encountered and suggests solutions.
 

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Contents

Plates
6
The problem of beginning
30
The problem of design
51
The problem of scale
74
Form mass and space
97
Some later problems with the orders
124
Aspects of structure and technique
140
Notes
161
Bibliography
182
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