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PRECEDENT: (H)ADRIANS VILLA

MATERIAL STUDIES

(H)ADRIAN'S VILLA
Brick and Marble
(2012)



Restored brick arches.
In the foreground, the arch is very shallow, with an approximately 1:12 arch and a full soldier course above to support the weight.



Original wall section with pumice and mortar at the center and brick face.
The wall is nearly 1m thick and has 5 visible layers across the depth.



Detail of lichens on a brick column base



Second detail of the column base.  Visible use of brick as both a structural and decorative element.



Marble floor.  



Three visible materials in a wall.  The restored wall is to the top and left of the image and includes a completion marker.
Original brick, in a deteriorated state, can be seen in the lower right.



Client: Emperor Adrian
Time: the First Century AD
Location: Tivoli, Italy