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By Roger B. Ulrich, Caroline K. Quenemoen


A spouse to Roman Architecture offers a finished overview of the serious matters and methods that experience reworked scholarly realizing in contemporary a long time in a single easy-to-reference volume.

• bargains a cross-disciplinary method of Roman structure, spanning know-how, historical past, paintings, politics, and archaeology;
• Brings jointly contributions via major students in architectural history;
• a necessary consultant to contemporary scholarship, masking new archaeological discoveries, lesser identified structures, new applied sciences and house and construction;
• contains vast, up to date bibliography and word list of key Roman architectural terms.

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24 Notes Jeffrey Kipnis, “Cincinnati Impressions,” in Morphosis IV, New York: Rizzoli, 2006, pp. 14–19, p. 14. html (accessed August 2013). A. Edita, 1997. 4 “Mission,” John A. com/about/mission (accessed August 22, 2013). com/about/history/ (accessed August 22, 2013). 6 Chandler Ahrens, Interview by authors, phone interview, St. Louis, MO, May 2, 2013. 7 Chandler Ahrens has since left Morphosis to focus on teaching at Washington University and his practice Open Source Architecture. 8 Chandler Ahrens, Interview by authors.

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