However not only did he build them he even had his named written on earlier monuments built by other pharaohs. One of the many building he built was the Hall of columns and obelisks. He was closely identified with the sun god, Ra. He even made statues of himself that where 67 ft high and had 25 ft long all together it weighed 1,200 tons (“Ramses 2”). He also ordered the construction of a new capitol which was named Pi-Ramses A-nakhtu or “The Domain of Ramses Great victories.” It has almost disappeared today but they did find it.
Roman architecture is one of the greatest wonders of the world. Few people know that the Roman’s weren’t the first people to conquer the great civilization spanning from Europe to Africa including the Mediterranean Sea and even some parts of Asia. It seems almost as if it’s been kept a secret that the Roman’s followed in the footsteps of the Etruscans and Greeks that had previously occupied much of the great Roman Empire. Perhaps it’s because the Romans want to be remembered for what they created not for what they destroyed. Creation was something the romans excelled in.
Greek draftsmen with its human progress started to exist before Roman development. In several conditions, the Romans slavishly traced Greek forms however used totally different techniques or materials. These completely different techniques and materials additionally allowed the Romans to construct buildings that even the good Greeks would have found not possible to duplicate. So, whereas the Romans clearly took their inspiration from the Greece, Roman designing Allowed Rome to make partner kind of design all its own The art of the traditional Greeks and Romans is named classical art. This name is employed additionally to explain later periods during which artists explore for their inspiration to the present ancient type.
Critical analysis of the Pantheon. The pantheon is a nearly 2000-year-old roman temple that still inspires architects and artist alike. The structure was originally built in c. 27 BCE and dedicated by Marcus Agrippa. Comprised of a 142ft wide 142ft tall rotunda under a coffered concrete dome connected to a Greek style porch. It remains the best preserved roman structure to date being the only structure of its size and age to have survived intact.
The first known, factual date of the amphitheatre being a finished product in Rome is in 75 BC at Pompeii, being named Spectacula. Soon by the first century, amphitheatres were built all across the Roman empire. They were initially built using the help of rock and earth hillsides to build the wooden seats but as time progressed, soon they were being constructed using free-standing stone. The amphitheatres were made in an oval and elliptical shape so it could be a great view from any seat in the amphitheatre. The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, first opened in 80 B.C.
The arch resembles a parabolabut is made up of 40 linear segments. The design of the steel arch is influenced by theHell Gate Bridge designed by Ammann's mentor, Gustav Lindenthal Gilbert had designed an ornamental granite sheathing over the steelwork as part of the original proposal, but as in the case of the George Washington Bridge, the stone sheathing was eliminated in order to lower the cost of the bridge, leaving the steel posed. It was the first bridge to employ the use of manganese steel for the main arch ribs and rivets.Construction on the bridge began in 1928, and eventually cost $13 million. When it opened on November 15, 1931, it was the longest steel arch bridge in the world. It maintained that distinction after the 1932 opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, whose arch is much more massive but 24 feet shorter.
It was the one of the Great Depression’s largest projects developed by private enterprises, and it employed about 75,000 workers. The complex is like a small city in the middle of Manhattan. It stretches for 12 acres and consists of 19 commercial buildings. One of the most notable art deco buildings in Rockefeller Center is Radio City Music Hall whose interiors represent all the luxury and expensiveness of the style. Visitors can spot Radio City Music Hall by its iconic neon marquee that wraps around the building’s corner (See Fig.
Abstract The Hadrianic Baths is one of the most important archaeological sites in Leptis Magna- Libya. It was built at the command of Emperor Hadrian in the early 2nd century CE; they represent some of the most lavish structures of Leptis Magna. It is unique in design and building technique. It was built of limestone, marble and brick. This paper mainly describes the deterioration of marble.
This creates slopes in the area it’s on to the east, south and west which made it easily protected and defended from enemies. The Windsor was a bailey and motte castle by design at the start but was later adapted to a more modern structure. One of the disadvantages and weaknesses of Windsor was that it took around 16 years to build and some hard labour required by workers. And as it used very natural materials in its construction such as timber palisades, earthwork and stone the castle required to be updated and rebuilt quite a bit through history. But overall it was quite a strong castle and remains to be so over the last 1000 years.
At first shear walls were used in reinforced concrete buildings to resist wind forces. These came into practice only as late as 1940s. With the introduction of shear walls, concrete construction can be used for tall super structure also. Earlier, tall buildings were made only of steel, as bracings to take lateral wind loads could be easily provided in steel construction technique. However, since recent observations have consistently shown the excellent performance of buildings with shear walls even under seismic forces, such walls are now largely used for all earthquake resistant designs.