INCA ARCHITECTURE: THE FUNCTION OF A BUILDING IN RELATION TO ITS and Urubamba Valleys of Peru: Cuzco, Saqsaywaman, Ollantaytambo, and. Arquitectura y Construccion Inca en Ollantaytambo, Jean Pierre Protzen – Free download as PDF File .pdf) or read online for free. Arquitectura y Construccion. Jean Pierre Protzen is the author of Arquitectura Y Construcción Incas En Ollantaytambo ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ).

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Only records with images. The Incas also developed an extensive road system spanning most of the western length of the continent and placed their distinctive architecture along the way, thereby visually asserting their imperial rule along the frontier. A second major influence on Inca architecture came from the Wari culture, a civilization contemporary to Tiwanaku. All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from May Articles with Spanish-language external links.

The Incas would then sand large, finely shaped stones, and then they would fit the bricks and stones together in jigsaw like patterns. Inca employment and integration of the natural environment into their architecture played an essential role in their program of civilizational expansion and cultural imperialism.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The first two types were used on important buildings or perimeter walls while the last two were employed mostly on terrace walls and river canalization. Indians of South America. Architecture, Space, and Legacy at Chinchero. Your list is loading Inca architecture and construction at Ollantaytambo.

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Views Read Edit View history. Construuccin and other territories. Are you sure you want to remove these records? Select export option Export XML. Consists of a review of the most prominent architectural representations that are part of local heritage, assessing their functionality and relevance as objects for ceremonial use or prototypes ideal for construction, from an interdisciplinary study where disciplines converge architecture, archeology, and art history.


According to Graziano Gasparini and Luise Margolies, Inca stonemasonry ollantaytanbo inspired by the architecture of Tiwanakuan archaeological site in modern Bolivia built several centuries before the Inca Empire.

Without the wheel the stones were rolled up with wood beams on earth ramps. View record View record. Only records of objects on display. Extraordinary manpower would have been necessary.

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As a solution, John Hyslop has argued that the Tiahuanaco stonemasonry tradition was preserved in the Lake Titicaca region in sites such as Tanka Tankawhich features walls resembling Inca polygonal masonry. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

According to Ann Constduccin, the Huari introduced their tradition of building rectangular enclosures in the Cusco region, which formed a model for the development of the Inca kancha. University of Iowa Press.

Museo de Arte de Lima. For all selected 0. Water engineer Ken Wright estimates that 60 percent of the Inca construction effort was underground.

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The most common composite form in Inca architecture was the kanchaa rectangular enclosure housing three or more rectangular buildings placed symmetrically around a central courtyard. Includes bibliographical references p. The Incas inherited an architectural legacy from Tiwanakufounded in the 2nd century B.

Retrieved from ” https: In particular, Inca walls practiced mortarless masonry and used partially worked, irregularly shaped rocks to complement the organic qualities and diversity of the natural environment.

Your filters Clear all The filters you select will appear here. Pillow-faced architecture was typically used for temples and royal places like Machu Picchu. The Inca built their cities with locally available materials, usually including limestone or granite.


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To cut these hard rocks the Inca used stone, bronze or copper tools, usually splitting the stones along the natural fracture lines. Archaeological connstruccin in Peru. The actual process of constructing the royal palaces served as an additional royal tactic of maintaining rule. Another building method was called “pillow-faced” architecture. Pillow faced building was achieved by using fired adobe bricks. A core characteristic of the architectural style was to use the topography and existing materials of the land as part of the design.

At Home with the Sapa Inca: Usually the walls of Incan buildings were ollantaytmabo inclined inside and the corners were rounded. Architectural timeline History of construction. Thus it seems that ashlar may have been more greatly valued by the Inca, perhaps considered more difficult than polygonal “pillow-faced” masonry. Integrated Outcrops and the Making of Place”. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name held October 19, March 4, at the Museo de Arte de Lima.

Though polygonal masonry may be aesthetically more impressive, the facture of ashlar masonry tends to be unforgiving to mistakes; if a corner is broken in the process it can be reshaped to fit into the mosaic of polygonal masonry whereas you cannot recover a damaged rock in ashlar masonry.