The new addition will feature a metal and glass window wall set within a twisting framework of dark gray steel beams that rotate slightly around a taller brick core
The Kizil Avlu, whose name derives from the red brick core
of walls that still stand to a height of 20m, is the remaining eastern end of a huge complex, the whole of which consists of a courtyard of 266 x 100m.
At several places on the mud brick core
repairs in distinctly differently colored mud bricks were recognized.
The building will feature a metal and glass window wall set within a twisting framework of dark gray steel beams that rotate slightly around a miler brick core
, echoing the way the streets come together in the neighborhood.
The Assyrians made technological advances in building so that they were able to kiln-fire huge and very solid square bricks that they laid in bitumen and used to face the mud brick cores
of their ziggurats.