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Masonry in Building Construction

(1,491 words)

Author(s): Thomas Hänseroth
In antiquity and the Middle Ages, building with masonry meant building for eternity, with complex symbolic implications. The symbolic character of stone buildings helped their architects and instituti…
Date: 2016-08-09

Underground Mining and Hydraulic Engineering

(931 words)

Author(s): Thomas Hänseroth
Generally speaking, European societies assigned a lower priority to underground mining and hydraulic engineering than to building churches, major secular buildings, and fortresses. We nevertheless hav…
Date: 2016-08-09

Knowledge and Competence in the Field of Structural Engineering

(760 words)

Author(s): Thomas Hänseroth
In the Early Middle Ages and, in part, the High Middle Ages, architects and craftsmen, especially those coming from the monastic world, acquired the ability to deal with complex construction projects.…
Date: 2016-08-09

Bridge Building

(1,492 words)

Author(s): Thomas Hänseroth
Since antiquity large-scale bridges have been among the landmark structures of every era; even today they are still considered a "university" of structural technology. Over the centuries, the challeng…
Date: 2016-08-09

Construction Techniques

(806 words)

Author(s): Thomas Hänseroth
Buildings, which we understand as culturally based tools for shaping social spaces, are vehicles of meaning. Since prehistoric times, they have reflected sociocultural constructs, conditions, and prac…
Date: 2016-08-09

Artes mechanicae

(3,935 words)

Author(s): Thomas Hänseroth
To mine texts from prior to the Late Middle Ages for information on the history of technological knowledge while avoiding the danger of simply projecting modern conceptions of science onto the Middle …
Date: 2016-08-09

Building Materials

(772 words)

Author(s): Thomas Hänseroth
Along with the availability of a qualified workforce, the selection and procurement of building materials was a central problem for construction. Materials in turn influenced technology and design. Th…
Date: 2016-08-09

Theory – artes mechanicae and scientia naturalis

(1,100 words)

Author(s): Thomas Hänseroth
The Sources for a History of Knowledge of Technology Prior to the 15th century, there are scant written sources that might provide information about the level, structure, and status of artisanal and technologi…
Date: 2016-08-09

Technology

(3,505 words)

Author(s): Thomas Hänseroth
The periodization required to structure some thousand years of the history of technology means that we have to accept a somewhat fluid definition of the beginning and particularly the end of the Middl…
Date: 2016-08-09

New Frontiers: Scientia naturalis and the Scientific Agenda of the Artist-Engineers in the Renaissance

(3,062 words)

Author(s): Thomas Hänseroth
Ideas of bringing technological and scientific knowledge closer together epistemically, beyond classificatory, systematic, and semantic interests, or even relating them to each other are found only ou…
Date: 2016-08-09

Timberwork in Building Construction

(693 words)

Author(s): Thomas Hänseroth
Because of the impermanence of wooden structures, especially from the Early Middle Ages, their existence can often only be demonstrated through archaeological methods. Besides actual wooden buildings,…
Date: 2016-08-09