Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

Roman architect, engineer, theoretician of architecture of the second half
Nobody draws the light for covered wine rooms from the south or west, but rather from the north, since that quarter is never subject to change but is always constant and unshifting. So it is with granaries: grain exposed to the sun's course soon loses its good quality, and provisions and fruit, unless stored in a place unexposed to the sun's course, do not keep long.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The oak ... has not the efficacy of the fir , nor the cypress that of the elm .More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The fact is that pictures which are unlike reality ought not be approved, and even if they are technically fine, this is no reason why they should offhand be judged to be correct, if their subject is lacking in the principles of reality carried out with no violations.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From the exterior face of the wall towers must be projected, from which an approaching enemy may be annoyed by weapons, from the embrasures of those towers, right and left.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The proper form of economy must be observed in building houses for each and every class.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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