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opus incertum

Construction; Architecture

An ancient Roman construction technique, using irregular shaped and random placed uncut stones or fist-sized tuff blocks inserted in a core of opus caementicium. Initially it consisted of more ...

opus latericium

Construction; Architecture

A Roman form of construction in which coarse-laid brickwork is used to face a core of opus caementicium.

opus mixtum

Construction; Architecture

An ancient Roman construction technique. It can consist in a mix of opus reticulatum and, at the angles and the sides, opus latericium; or of opus vittatum and opus testaceum.

opus caementicium

Construction; Architecture

A Roman technique of constructing structures using concrete.

opus sectile

Construction; Architecture

An art technique popularized in Rome where materials were cut and inlaid into walls and floors to make a picture or pattern.

opus quadratum

Construction; Architecture

An ancient Roman construction technique, in which squared blocks of stone of the same height were set in parallel courses, without the use of mortar.

CCTV Tower

Construction; Architecture

A daring skyscraper in the heart of Beijing's Central Business District (CBD) and serves as headquarters for China Central Television (CCTV). Designed by Rem Koolhaas of the Office for Metropolitan ...

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