Barrel vault – History of Architecture

By |2019-02-10T14:14:00-07:00May 25th, 2017|Architecture, Medieval, Romans, West Asia|1 Comment

Roman baths of Cluny in Paris - barrel vault Making an arch into a roof Once you've built an arch, you know how to make a doorway or a window without having to use big expensive beams. But how do you make the whole roof that way? History of arches West Asian architecture [...]