Against Gravity: Building Practices in the Pre-Industrial World

Країна: США

Місто: Philadelphia

Тези до: 15.11.2014

Дати: 20.03.15 — 22.03.15

Область наук: Технічні; Архітектура;

Е-мейл Оргкомітету: ancient@sas.upenn.edu

Організатори: University of Pennsylvania

 

Following on the success of “Masons at Work”(held in spring 2012, and published as  http://www.sas.upenn.edu/ancient/publica...), the symposium aims to assemble specialists to examine building practices in the pre-industrial world, with an emphasis on Greek, Roman, Byzantine, medieval, and pre-modern Islamic architecture. In addition to invited speakers, we are soliciting 20-minute papers that examine the problems which pre-modern masons commonly encountered - and the solutions they developed - in the process of design and construction.  Evidence may be drawn from a variety of sources, but we encourage studies based on the analysis of well-preserved buildings.

Веб-сторінка конференції: http://www.archaeological.org/events/17160

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