The aims of Construction History; definition of the axes of the contents; the terms “structure” and “form”; general presentation of the structural systems. The structural system “columns and lintels”; the Greek temple. The dissemination of the Classical Architecture principles until early 20th century; the use of the Classical Architecture parts in the buildings of Romantic Classicism in Greece; urban buildings in Modern Greece during 19th and early 20th century; terminology and construction details. Arches, domes and vaults; development, evolution and dissemination; the Byzantine church; the Gothic cathedral. Greek traditional architecture. Wooden and iron structures; Monolithic structures (underground structures; reinforced concrete structures); “tensegrity“ structures.
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