ArchWeek - Villa Girasole - the rotating villa

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ArchWeek - Villa Girasole - the rotating villa

Postby Kevin Matthews » Fri Jul 17, 2009 8:46 am

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Postby Kevin » Mon Oct 12, 2009 8:01 pm

From the AW blog center, more news on rotating buildings of Italy...

Ancient Rome, David Rockwell style - Nero's rotating dining hall found?
http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/blogs/link.php?id=45033

"The supposed smoking guns of the recent discovery on the Palatine hill include a 50 foot diameter room, resting on a 13 foot in diameter pillar, with a rotating mechanism underneath - "four spherical mechanisms likely powered by a constant flow of water that would have rotated the structure."

Another link on this...

New discovery at the domus aurea!
http://eternallycool.net/2009/09/new-di ... mus-aurea/
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