cavaedium


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cavaedium

1. An inner courtyard in a Roman house.
2. An atrium.
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We find in every house a Tuscan atrium, with a cavaedium or gangway running round the rectangular impluvium, the tank or piscine which catches the rain and drippings falling through the compluvium or central opening in the roof.
Its diverse design elements, the broad use of color, the offbeat and eclectic mix of materials should reflect the diversity of the community,'' said Brian Lane, the architect overseeing the project for Cavaedium architects.