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The Ten Books on Architecture

The Ten Books on Architecture
"I saw that you have built and are now building extensively, and that in future also you will take care that our public and private buildings shall be worthy to go down to posterity by the side of your other splendid achievements."


Section Review

Written over 2000 years ago, this first treatise on architecture forms the basis of much of our knowledge on Roman Architecture. It covers a broad range of topics, including engineering, plumbing, acoustics, urban planning, military fortifications, materials, mechanics, styles, and more. It is an essential book for all students of architecture.

Who Should Buy

Those interested in the origins of the architectural discipline and specifics of Roman history.

Who Should Not Buy

Those looking for current technical resources.