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House at Ur
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Architect unknown
Location Mesopotamia   map
Date -2000   timeline
Building Type house
 Construction System bearing masonry, earthen blocks
Style Ancient Mesopotamian
Notes compact courtyard plan.
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Lower Plan Drawing

Section Drawing
Perspective Drawing

Resources
Sources on House at Ur

Francis D. K. Ching. Architecture: Form, Space, and Order. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1979. ISBN 0-442-21535-5. LC 79-18045. NA2760.C46. plan and section, p172. — A nice graphic introduction to architectural ideas. Updated 1996 edition available at Amazon.com

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. central organization diagram, p199. — Updated edition available at Amazon.com

Sir Leonard Woolley. Excavations at Ur. London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1954. photo of No. 3 Gay Street residence from the guest-chamber, plate26b, p180.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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