Ten Books on Architecture (Illustrated)

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Marcus Vitruvius Pollio's "Ten Books on Architecture" is the most complete treatise on the subject of architecture from antiquity and for hundreds of years influenced major buildings around the world. Dating to the first century B.C., the "Ten Books on Architecture" are not only an excellent historical reference into ancient construction methods and aesthetics but also a manual providing much that can be applied to modern architecture. Today's architect will find much of interest in this fully illustrated reproduction of the 1914 edition translated by Morris Hicky Morgan.
  • Englisch
  • Stilwell
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  • USA
Neeland Media LLC
978-1-4209-2465-7 (9781420924657)
1420924656 (1420924656)
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  • Title page
  • BOOK I
  • Preface
  • Chapter I: The Education of the Architect
  • Chapter II: The Fundamental Principles of Architecture
  • Chapter III: The Departments of Architecture
  • Chapter IV: The Site of a City
  • Chapter V: The City Walls
  • Chapter VI: The Directions of the Streets
  • With Remarks on the Winds
  • Chapter VII: The Sites for Public Buildings
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: The Origin of the Dwelling House
  • Chapter II: On the Primordial Substance According to the Physicists
  • Chapter III: Brick
  • Chapter IV: Sand
  • Chapter V: Lime
  • Chapter VI: Pozzolana
  • Chapter VII: Stone
  • Chapter VIII: Methods of Building Walls
  • Chapter IX: Timber
  • Chapter X: Highland and Lowland Fir
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: On Symmetry: In Temples and in the Human Body
  • Chapter II: Classification of Temples
  • Chapter III: The Proportions of Intercolumniations and of Columns
  • Chapter IV: The Foundations and Substructures of Temples
  • Chapter V: Proportions of the Base, Capitals, and Entablature in the Ionic Order
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: The Origins of the Three Orders, and the Proportions of the Corinthian Capital
  • Chapter II: The Ornaments of the Orders
  • Chapter III: Proportions of Doric Temples
  • Chapter IV: The Cella and Pronaos
  • Chapter V: How the Temple Should Face
  • Chapter VI: The Doorways of Temples
  • Chapter VII: Tuscan Temples
  • Chapter VIII: Circular Temples and Other Varieties
  • Chapter IX: Altars
  • BOOK V
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: The Forum and Basilica
  • Chapter II: The Treasury, Prison, and Senate House
  • Chapter III: The Theatre: Its Site, Foundations, and Acoustics
  • Chapter IV: Harmonics
  • Chapter V: Sounding Vessels in the Theatre
  • Chapter VI: Plan of the Theatre
  • Chapter VII: Greek Theatres
  • Chapter VIII: Acoustics of the Site of a Theatre
  • Chapter IX: Colonnades and Walks
  • Chapter X: Baths
  • Chapter XI: The Palaestra
  • Chapter XII: Harbours, Breakwaters, and Shipyards
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: On Climate as Determining the Style of the House
  • Chapter II: Symmetry, and Modifications in it to Suit the Site
  • Chapter III: Proportions of the Principal Rooms
  • Chapter IV: The Proper Exposures of the Different Rooms
  • Chapter V: How the Rooms Should be Suited to the Station of the Owner
  • Chapter VI: The Farmhouse
  • Chapter VII: The Greek House
  • Chapter VIII: On Foundations and Substructures
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: Floors
  • Chapter II: The Slaking of Lime for Stucco
  • Chapter III: Vaultings and Stucco Work
  • Chapter IV: On Stucco Work in Damp Places, and on the Decoration of Dining Rooms
  • Chapter V: The Decadence of Fresco Painting
  • Chapter VI: Marble for use in Stucco
  • Chapter VII: Natural Colours
  • Chapter VIII: Cinnabar and Quicksilver
  • Chapter IX: Cinnabar (continued)
  • Chapter X: Artificial Colours. Black
  • Chapter XI: Blue. Burnt Ochre
  • Chapter XII: White Lead, Verdigris, and Artificial Sandarach
  • Chapter XIII: Purple
  • Chapter XIV: Substitutes for Purple, Yellow Ochre, Malachite Green, and Indigo
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: How to Find Water
  • Chapter II: Rainwater
  • Chapter III: Various Properties of Different Waters
  • Chapter IV: Tests of Good Water
  • Chapter V: Levelling and Levelling Instruments
  • Chapter VI: Aqueducts, Wells, and Cisterns
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: The Zodiac and the Planets
  • Chapter II: The Phases of the Moon
  • Chapter III: The Course of the Sun Through the Twelve Signs
  • Chapter IV: The Northern Constellations
  • Chapter V: The Southern Constellations
  • Chapter VI: Astrology and Weather Prognostics
  • Chapter VII: The Analemma and its Applications
  • Chapter VIII: Sundials and Water Clocks
  • BOOK X
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: Machines and Implements
  • Chapter II: Hoisting Machines
  • Chapter III: The Elements of Motion
  • Chapter IV: Engines for Raising Water
  • Chapter V: Water Wheels and Water Mills
  • Chapter VI: The Water Screw
  • Chapter VII: The Pump of Ctesibius
  • Chapter VIII: The Water Organ
  • Chapter IX: The Hodometer
  • Chapter X: Catapults or Scorpiones
  • Chapter XI: Ballistae
  • Chapter XII: The Stringing and Tuning of Catapults
  • Chapter XIII: Siege Machines
  • Chapter XIV: The Tortoise
  • Chapter XV: Hegetor's Tortoise
  • Chapter XVI: Measures of Defence
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