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Proceedings of the First International Congress on Construction History (3 Volumes)

Madrid 20th-24th January 2003

 Proceedings of the First International Congress on Construction History (3 Volumes)
Directeur(s): Santiago Huerta
Médium: procédés de conférence
Langue(s): en 
ISBN-10: 8497280709
Editeur: Instituto Juan de Herrera, Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura
Publié à: Madrid, Espagne
Conférence: First International Congress on Construction History, Madrid, 20-24.01.2003
Page(s): 2158
Année: 2003
Couverture: broché

ISBN pour les tomes individuels:
Tome I: 84-9728-071-7
Tome II: 84-9728-072-5
Tome III: 84-9728-079-3


Auteur(s) Titre Page(s)
Abbate, Francesco A peculiar architecture: The open staircase of Naples
Achenza, Maddalena The use of adobe in the traditional buildings of Sardinia. Typological and construction innovation between XIXth and XXth century
Addis, Bill Inventing a history for structural engineering design
Addis, Bill The nature of progress in structural engineering
Adilardi, Alessandro Reconstruction of the oldest cable wire suspension bridge in Italy «Leopoldus II»
Affelt, Waldemar Wooden masterwork of saline in Ciechocinek, Poland
Ageno, Alessio Architecture as talisman: The hidden links between Vitruvius' theatre and Palladio's villa «Rotonda»
Aita, D. Some explicit solutions for flat and depressed masonry arches
Aita, Danila Between geometry and mechanics: A re examination of the principles of stereotomy from a statical point of view
Alegre, Alexandra The first generation of reinforced concrete building type. A public housing estate in Lisbon
Antuña Bernardo, Joaquín The grandstand roof of the Zarzuela Hippodrome in Madrid: The constructive talent of Eduardo Torroja
Aoki, Takayoshi Structural characteristics of the elliptical masonry dome of the sanctuary of Vicoforte
Arce, Ignacio Early Islamic lime kilns from the Near East. The cases from Amman Citadel
Arce, Ignacio From the diaphragm arches to the ribbed vaults
An hypothesis for the birth and development of a building technique
Arenillas, Miguel Dams from the Roman era in Spain
Analysis of design forms
Arrúe Ugarte, Begoña Techniques, designs and terminology of elevation of stonework bridges during modern age
Ataman, Osman Housing construction analysis in Olivette Park, East St. Louis
Atzeni, Carlo Stone masonry in rural Sardinia building. Evolution of the traditional building techniques between XIXth and XXth century
Awang, Hanizam Do we need to teach Construction History?
Experiences of the School of Housing, Building and Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang
Baila, Angela Technology and employment of stucco in the Lombardia area and in Mantova
Barbieri, A. Helical masonry vaulted staircase in Palladio and Vignola's architectures
Bardati, Flaminia Italian's «forms» and local masonry in early French Renaissance: The stone coffered ceilings called «Voutes plates», from the castle of Gaillon to the Bouton chapel in Beaune
Barthel, R. Static analysis and evaluation of the construction system of a gothic "choir window" consisting of a fine filigree tracery and slender stone rips
Barthel, Rainer Analysis and repair of historical roof structures: Two examples, two different concepts
Bartoli, Gianni The «Torre Grossa» in San Gimignano: Experimental and numerical analysis
Becchi, Antonio Before 1695: The statics of arches between France and Italy
Bertagnin, Mauro Conservation of traditional earthen architecture in the Abruzzi region: The construction site for first aid rehabilitation work of Casa d'Arcangelo at Casalincontrada (Chieti, Italy)
Beste, Heinz Jürgen Foundations and wall structures in the basement of the Colosseum in Rome
Boato, Anna Archive documents and building organisation. An example from the modern age
Boato, Anna Masonry vaults in Genoa: From historical and archaeological analyses to scientific interpretation of the rules for their construction
Brandes, Klaus Development of structural connections of steel truss bridges around 1900
Brengelmann, Tim The Framework Truss: Development and structural analysis of framework trusses in the USA at the beginning of the 19th century.
Buonopane, Stephen G. Engineering analysis as a historical documentation tool: Recent work of the Historic American Engineering Record
Buonopane, Stephen G. History and engineering analysis of the 1890 cable stayed Bluff Dale bridge
Burt, Richard The experimental earthen cottages at Amesbury, England: A long term condition assessment
Cadinu, Marco Wood structures in traditional random rubble wall constructions in Cagliari
Calvo López, José Orthographic projection and true size in Spanish stonecutting manuscripts
Camino Olea, M. S. Evolution in the construction of facing bricks façades in Valladolid, with the introduction of pressed brick, from the last quarter of the 19th century to the first quarter of the 20th century
Campbell, James W. P. The study of bricks and brickwork in England since Nathaniel Lloyd
Campisi, Tiziana The iron staircases: Light and inventive solution of historical architecture
Cañas Palop, Cecilia The constructive techniques of the moorish roofing frameworks
The case of the Mirador of the Reales Alcázares of the Catholic Monarchs in Seville
Candelas Gutiérrez, Ángel L. On the origin of some «whiteness» carpentry rules
Capomolla, Rinaldo Building practices of the post war reconstruction period in Italy: Housing by Mario Ridolfi at the INA Casa Tiburtino neighbourhood in Rome (1950 54)
Cappai, Serena Noemi A hypothesis on a building technique to determine the shape of the nuragic tholoi
Catalano, Agostino The suspension bridge by iron chains on the Garigliano Real Ferdinando
An example of innovative construction technique in Naples and Italy in the Bourbon Age in 1832
Cecchetti, Federico Construction evolution of medieval Tuscan monasteries: The tie beam system in the Sant'Agostino monastery at Nicosia (Pisa)
Ceraldi, C. The marvellous timber trusses of XVIIIth century. The work of the German carpenter Schuhknecht
Ceraldi, C. The Swiss covered bridges of eighteenth century. A special case: The bridge of Schaffhausen
Cerutti Fusco, Annarosa Pietro da Cortona's domes between new experimentations and construction knowledge
Chrimes, Michael M. Robert Stephenson and planning the construction of the London and Birmingham Railway
Copani, Pietro The «Cuba» near Castiglione in Sicily
A self supporting vault made of volcanic stone
Cordeiro, Paula The Grand Place of Brussels. The XIXth century restoration
Diversity of materials and structures
Corradi, Massimo From the «Architecture hydraulique» to the «Science des ingénieurs»: Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics in the XIXth century
Cortés, Rafael Forms and construction methods of some ancient dams in the Comunidad Valenciana
Cortés Redín, B. The façades in the traditional rural constructions and their study through the documentary sources. Application to the house of principles of XXth century in the region of Paradanta (Pontevedra, Spain)
Coste, Anne Gothic vaults: A rationalist or a tectonic track for the role of the ribs?
Cowan, Henry J. Innovations in the design of long span building structures
D'Agostino, Salvatore The ancient approach to construction and the modern project
D'Amato Guerrieri, Claudio The formal unity of the Greek Temple
The realization of the 9/A capital replica of Apollo Epicurius' Temple at Bassai
D'Amelio, Maria Grazia The construction techniques and methods for organizing labor used for Bernini's colonnade in St. Peter's, Rome
D'Angelo, Andrea Construction evolution of medieval tuscan monasteries. The case of badia San Savino in Cascina (Pisa)
Da Porto, Francesca Investigations for the knowledge of multi leaf stone masonry walls
Dalprá, Michela Two traditional wooden building systems in Trentino (Italy)
De Nichilo, Eliana Learning from stone traditional vaulted systems for the contemporary project of architecture. The experimental construction site at the Ponton de la Oliva (Spain, 1851 1858): Survey of the small «boveda plana» of the Casa de Mina de Limpia, and …
De Tommasi, G. Buildings of beginning of 900 between tradition and innovation: From the art of building in the treatises to building practices of handbooks
DeLaine, Janet The builders of Roman Ostia: Organisation, status and society
Deluka, A. Roman roads in Croatia
Di Roma, Annalisa Ornament in Hellenistic architecture: Standardization in construction processes and the birth of the artistic industry. Hypotheses of updating, using CAD/CAM processes
Dunkeld, Malcolm Establishing a postgraduate programme in Construction History. The experience of South Bank University, London 13-20
Durán Fuentes, Manuel An endeavour to identify Roman bridges built in former Hispania
Eggemann, Holger Development of composite columns. Emperger's effort
Ellis, Richard A. Construction history of the composite framed tube structural system
Endo, Takaharu On the daily amount of excavation for the construction of the rock cut tomb during the New Kingdom Period of Ancient Egypt
Escrig, Félix Shells and membranes in the architecture of the XVIIIth century
Espion, Bernard Contributions of André Paduart to the art of thin concrete shell vaulting
Fallacara, Giuseppe The formal unity of aerial vault's texture: The «trompes». The role of traditional «trait géometrique» for trompes' design in the perspective of the employ of modern CAD/CAM project/execution processes
Falzetti, Antonella The calcareous sinter vault of the Nympheum known as «Stadium» at Villa Adriana: Geometry and Statics for an hypothesis of anastilosys
Fatta, Giovanni Late medieval bridges in the Sicilian country
Fernández, John E. Shifting grounds: The effects of altered modes of research and development in construction
Fernández Cabo, José Luis Structures: Size, form and proportion. A historical review on the main criteria for structural design. Theoretical and empirical studies on dead load
Foce, Federico The masonry arch between «limit» and «elastic» analysis. A critical re examination of Durand Claye's method
Fortea Luna, Manuel The timbrel vault (Extremaduran vault)
Franco, Giovanna Teaching Construction History
Freire Tellado, Manuel Typological study of the late medieval galician towers
Application to the restoration of the tower "Torre de Vilanova dos Infantes"
García Gamallo, Ana María The evolution of traditional types of building foundation prior to the first industrial revolution
García Gutiérrez Mosteiro, Javier The adventure of the Guastavino vaults
Garda, Emilia «Smooth, hard, clean, perfect»: Terranova, history of a modern plaster
Gasparini, Dario A. Prestressing of 19th century wood and iron truss bridges in the U.S.
Geleyns, Piet New light on specialized XVIth century construction techniques in the Low Countries
Gerhardt, Rolf The methods of graphical statics and their relation to the structural form
Girón Sierra, Francisco Javier Drawing, reasoning and prejudice in Choisy's Histoire de l'Architecture
Giunchi, E. Wooden composite beams: A new technique in the Renaissance of Ferrara
Giustina, Irene On the art and the culture of domes. Construction in Milan and Lombardy in the late sixteenth and in the first half of the seventeenth century
Gómez de Cózar, Juan Carlos Antonio Ramos's Manuscript. Analysis of a scientific text with an empiric base
Gómez Heras, Miguel Supplying of masonry materials in the construction of the crypt of Santa María la Real de la Almudena, Madrid, Spain, 1883 1911
González Moreno-Navarro, José Luis Gaudí's approach to building 21-30
González Redondo, E. Structural organization and functional distribution of rooms in Madrid architecture of 17th and 18th centuries
González Redondo,, E. Wooden framed structures in Madrid domestic architecture of 17th to 19th centuries
Graciani García, Amparo Typological observations on tapia walls in the area of Seville. 11th 19th centuries
Guillaud, Hubert Historical earthen architecture and construction in the Mediterranean Region. What future for such an exceptional cultural legacy?
Gulli, Riccardo Constructive experimentalism and innovation technique in the 18th century French treatises. The discovery of Félix François d'Espie
Haupt, Isabel Theorizing the roof. «New» roof constructions in German countries at the end of the 18th century
Hernando de la Cuerda, Rafael Analysis and building process of hidden wooden frameworks in 17th century Spanish treatises
Heyman, Jacques Wren, Hooke and partners 3-9
Huerta, Santiago Vault theory in Spain between XVIIIth and XIXth century: Monasterio's unpublished manuscript "Nueva teorica sobre el empuje de bovedas"
Iori, Tullia Prestressed concrete: First developments in Italy
Kahlow, Andreas Bridge building and Industrial Revolution
Kaiser, Christiane The Fleischbrücke in Nuremberg: A stone arch bridge as an object for researching the History of Building Technology
Kapsch, Robert J. The construction of the Potomac aqueduct (1833-1841): Pier construction in deep water conditions
Karwacka Codini, Ewa The plans and the work site of Sant'Antonino's chapel in St. Mark's in Florence the work of Giambologna in a manuscript in the Salviati Archives
Kemp, Emory L. The Wheeling Custom House of 1859: A study in skeletal iron framing
Kiraç, Binnur The old power plant Silahtaraga in Istanbul
Komara, Ann Measure and map: Alphand's contours of construction at the Parc des Buttes Chaumont, Paris 1867
Langenbach, Randolph Survivors amongst the rubble: Traditional timber laced masonry buildings that survived the great 1999 earthquakes in Turkey and the 2001 earthquake in India, while modern buildings fell
Lawrence, Snezana History of Descriptive Geometry in England
Leccisi, F. Stone buildings in Salento (Puglia, Italy): Materials and techniques
Liberatore, D. The Italian archaeological heritage: A classification of types from the point of view of protection against earthquakes
López Manzanares, Gema The XVIIth century: Carlo Fontana's expertises
López Mozo, Ana Extradosed vaults in the Monastery of El Escorial
The dome at the church towers
López Mozo, Ana Planar vaults in the Monastery of El Escorial
Lorenz, Werner History of construction: An estimable resource in the actual crisis of civil engineering? 31-41
Louw, Hentie Aesthetics, ethics and workmanship: The need for a cultural dimension to Construction History
Louw, Hentie International collaboration in Construction History: A gambit towards the debate 43-47
Mainstone, Rowland Reflections on the related histories of construction and design 49-60
Maior, Paulo Martin Souto Foundries and metallic architectonic elements manufacture of the 19th century in Recife (Brazil)
Manieri Elia, Giovanni The Colosseum: Quality and efficiency of construction
Marconi, Nicoletta The baroque roman building yard: Technology and building machines in the reverenda fabbrica of St. Peter's (16th 18th centuries)
Marrey, Bernard The story of prestressed concrete from 1930 to 1945: A step towards the European Union
Mateus, Joao Mascarenhas Technical literature from the Enlightenment to the Portland cement era: Its contribution to the knowledge of masonry buildings and the history of construction
Matos, Madalena Cunha Functional definitions and construction constraints: The case of some major buildings in Portugal in the 20th century
Mende, Michael A matter to be considered in various directions: Approaches in design, prefabrication and assembly of the Hamelin Chain Bridge, 1836 38
Mezzina, Mauro Historical examples of early reinforced concrete structures. The viaduct of Corso Italia in Bari: An hypothesis for the reuse
Mislin, Miron Iron constructions for factory buildings in Berlin in the nineteenth and early twentieth century
Mocchi, Giovanni The relationship between scientific knowledge and the building achievements
The evolution of stereotomy in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Monelli, Nanni The use of pointed vaults and side shaped walls for a new structural form consequent to one Renaissance original design
Monin, Eric The construction of fantasy. Ephemeral structures and urban celebrations in France during the eighteenth century
Morbiducci, R. Search of a method to analyze a technological constructive aspect in historical genoese villa: The wooden structure of the roof
Mornati, Stefania From wood to reinforced concrete. Window manufacturing materials in the evolution of construction technology in Italy in the thirties
Musso, Stefano F. «Construction History» and «Construction of histories»
Nishiyama, Marcelo A case study of thermal environment on the construction history of modern Asian architecture between Asian traditional house and European style
Ochsendorf, John Eduardo Torroja and «Cerámica Armada»
Oliveira, Mário Mendonça de Reinforcing foundations with wood piles: Origin and historic development
Palacios Gonzalo, José Carlos Spanish ribbed vaults in the 15th and 16th centuries
Palaia Pérez, Liliana Design and construction of timber roof structures, built over different structural systems. Cases studies at the Valencia Community
Paradiso, Michele Masonry domes. Comparison between some solutions under no tension hypothesis
Parland, H. On the mechanics of segmental beams
Patricio, Teresa The Roman theatre of Jebleh in Syria
Analysis of the construction form
Pelke, Eberhard Presenting Construction History in museums: Bridges in the German Strassenmuseum Germersheim
Peters, Tom F. Bridge technology and historical scholarship 61-67
Peters, Tom F. Technological thought and theory, a culture of construction
Pizzi, Marcela The invention of the Balloon Frame, how it affected architecture in the New World
The case of Chile
Powell, Christopher Who did what: Division of labour among construction related firms
Quagliarini, Enrico Evolution of the analysis criteria for wooden arch structures between the 16th and the 19th century
Rabasa, Enrique The external façade of the Monastery of El Escorial: Traces of a process
Rabasa Díaz, Enrique The single coursed ashlar vault
Radivojevic, Ana Examples of some late antique building techniques, applied on the "horreum" from "mediana"
Ramm, Wieland History and construction of the Old Vistula Bridges in Tczew
Re, Luciano The work of Alessandro Antonelli and Crescentino Caselli between the Architecture of the "Raison" and the "architecture raisonnée"
Reinares Fernández, Óscar The chapitel in the tower at the San Millan Monastery of Yuso in San Millan de la Cogolla (La Rioja)
Reuschel, Elke Loading tests involving historic structures, opportunity or risk?
Rodriguez Camilloni, Humberto Quincha Architecture: The development of an antiseismic structural system in seventeenth century Lima
Rodríguez García, Ana H. P. Berlage and Amsterdam Stock Exchange, a reflection on the meaning of Construction
Rudkin, Peter Cross The organisation of civil engineering construction in Britain 1760 1835
Ruiz Bedia, María Luisa The construction works in the first railway to the «meseta»: The Alar del Rey Santander railway 1860 1866
Sakarovitch, Joël Stereotomy, a multifaceted technique 69-79
Saldaña Arce, Diego Construction techniques and auxiliary facilities used in the construction of masonry and early concrete dams
Sanabria, Sergio Rodrigo Gil de Hontañón's new arithmetical structural rules at the parish church in Villamor de los Escuderos
Sanjust, Paolo Materials & architectural details in the architecture of the Modern Movement in Sardinia
Sanna, Antonella First applications of reinforced concrete in Sardinia. The «Porcheddu Company Engineer G.A.» and his plan archives
Sanna, Antonello The wall and the frame: Design and technology. Between autarchy and reconstruction in Sardinia
Scapin, Carla Alberta «Ponte vecchio» bridge in Bassano: An historical «excursus»
Seraphin, Mathias On the origin of modern timber engineering
Simunic Bursic, Marina Structural analysis of an outstanding historical building: New insight into its construction history
Sinopoli, Anna The role of geometry in the theories on vaulted structures by Lorenzo Mascheroni (1785)
Swanson, Randy S. Late XVIIth century practice of stereotomy prior to the establishment of Engineering Schools in France
Taín Guzmán, Miguel The drawings on stone in Galicia
Types, uses and meanings
Tamboréro, Luc The vault of Arles City Hall: A carpentry outline for a stone vault?
Tampone, Gennaro Palladio's timber bridges
Tampone, Gennaro Structural invention and production process in the Pier Luigi Nervi's work
Tappin, Stuart The structural development of masonry domes in India
Taupin, J. L. The geometer and the cathedral
Tedeschi, C. Historical investigation on the use of masonry pointing in Italy
Tobriner, Stephen Building the cathedral of Noto
Tomlow, Jos Industrialized log building by the Christoph & Unmack Company in Saxony (1907 1940)
Turco, Maria Grazia The church of St. George in Velabrum in Rome. Techniques of construction, materials and historical transformations
Uva, Giuseppina R. Learning from traditional vaulted systems for the contemporary design. An updated reuse of flat vaults: Analysis of structural performance and recent safety requirements
Valeriani, Simona Historic carpentry in Rome
Van Balen, Koenraad Research on built heritage contributes to sustainable construction for the future
Van Balen, Koenraad Understanding the lime cycle and its influence on historical construction practice
Van de Vijver, Dirk From Nieuport to Magnel: An institutional history of building science in Belgium, 1780 1930
Vecchiattini, Rita The use of dolomitic lime in historical buildings: History, technology and science
Verducci, Paolo Brick covered steel framework constructions. Palazzo della Rinascente by Giulio de Angelis, Rome, Italy (1886 1887)
Villanueva, Luis de Critical study of the Specifications for the construction of the nuns' monastery of Chinchón, a contribution to the knowledge of Spanish constructive system in the construction time of El Escorial
Vries, Dirk J. de The appearance of trusses in the Low Countries
Wendland, David A case of recovery of a medieval vaulting technique in the 19th century: Lassaulx' vaults in the church of Treis
Willis, Alfred Design build and building efficiency in the early twentieth century United States
Yeomans, David Modern analysis and historic structures 81-88
Yeomans, David The work and influence of Felix Samuely in Britain
Zordan, Luigi Large roofs, large spaces. Suspended cable roofing in Italy 1948 1970
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