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 walls were fragile, for the most part having been robbed of their stone facings to reveal the soft brick core
, so we preserved them under a protective layer of sand and reburied them.
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.
A protective outer wall has been built around the brick core
of this giant underground refrigerator, which is some thirty feet deep, to protect it from further splitting as the soil around it shifts and presses in.
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.