Akrotiri Thera: An Architecture of Affluence 3,500 Years Old (Paperback)

Akrotiri Thera: An Architecture of Affluence 3,500 Years Old By Clairy Palyvou Cover Image
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It was long felt that an English edition on the architecture of Akrotiri, dealing not only with the building technology, but also with issues of typology, form, and function, would be welcomed. The present book is, thus, an attempt to provide the reader with an overall picture of the architecture of Akrotiri, including an outline of its town plan, a description of the individual houses, and a discussion of its relationship with Crete and its neighbors in the Eastern Mediterranean. The book is based on the author's personal observations and experience obtained over a fifteen year period (1977-1992) of work at the site as the architect of the Akrotiri excavation. This book is confined to the last phase of habitation and the uniquely preserved houses that are seen today.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781931534871
ISBN-10: 193153487X
Publisher: INSTAP Academic Press
Publication Date: December 30th, 2005
Pages: 244
Language: English
Series: Prehistory Monographs