Ancient Structures and Modern Analysis
Investigating Damage and Reconstruction at Pompeii


A Presentation for the 1997 Conference of the
Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture
ACADIA 97
Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct 3-5 1997

Kirk Martini
Assistant Professor of Architecture and Civil Engineering
University of Virginia
Copyright © 1997, Kirk Martini


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The Pompeii Forum Project
An interdisciplinary team


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Overview
Historical Background
Fundamental Questions
Masonry Analysis
  • The Block-Interface Model
  • Analytic Comparisons
  • Experimental Comparisons
  • Two-way Behavior
































The Rebuilding of Civic Pompeii
The Forum

































The Rebuilding of Civic Pompeii
Damage and repair at the Macellum
































The Rebuilding of Civic Pompeii
Damage and repair at the Macellum


Image courtesy of John J. Dobbins

































The Rebuilding of Civic Pompeii
Damage and repair at the Macellum


Image courtesy of John J. Dobbins