ARCHITECT, Italian
(active early 12th century in Lombardy)

View of the dome

1100-20
Photo
Rotonda di San Tomè, Almenno San Bartolomeo (Lombardia)

The photo shows the inside of the dome. The Lombard masons used the high-profile Byzantine-type bricks to construct entirely brick walls, without rubble infill. This technique simplified construction considerably and it was appropriate for smaller-scale construction.




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