Ancient Greek Architects at Work: Problems of Structure and Design
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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Aigina Akragas angle intercolumniation Apollo at Bassai architects architrave Athenian Athens beams blocks Brauron Bronze Age builders built cella century B.C. Chersiphron colonnade colossal column height column spacing corbelled cornice Delos Delphi Didyma Doric capital Doric order Doric temple early echinus Egypt Egyptian elevation entablature Ephesos fašade FDelphes fifth flank fourth century frieze front Greece Greek architecture Greek temple Hellenistic period Hera at Samos Hesperia Iktinos inner colonnade intercolumniation Ionic J. J. Coulton Koldewey-Puchstein later metopes Mnesikles monumental architecture normal outer colonnade Paestum paradeigma Parthenon Philon portico probably problem pronaos proportion Propylaia Propylaia at Athens roof sanctuary scale Selinous seventh century sixth century span Stoa stone storey structure stylobate technique temple of Apollo temple of Artemis temple of Athena temple of Hera temple of Zeus tiles triglyph Vitr Vitruvius W. B. Dinsmoor walls width Ylika Zeus at Olympia