The vaults in "Sistani's House" in Bam Citadel (Iran): Construction principles, shape geometry and design for reconstruction

The aim of the reconstruction of the vaults is to achieve a maximum of fidelity to the original, which must not be limited to the appearance, but has to regard also the structural character, the "microstructure", and especially the traditional building procedure. The Persian art of vault construction is unique and deserves to be preserved and recorded as… (More)