The Partial Implantation, At 1:2 Scale, of Rabaçal's Roman Villa

João Pedro Xavier and Eliana Manuel Pinho
Proceedings of Bridges 2011: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2011)
Pages 693–694 Workshop Papers


Our aim is the implantation in the terrain of the octagonal peristyle of the Roman villa existing in Rabaçal, at scale 1:2. We will follow, as close as possible, the known Roman procedures, as described by Vitruvius and other ancient sources, and depicted in Roman sculptural reliefs.