The aim of Brick Architecture book is to give a detailed account of the brick architecture of Ancient Egypt to examine the constructional techniques which were employed to overcome individual hitectural problems. The study is divided into three parts: Part One is concerned with a number general points, and contains chapters on brick manufacture and the early use of brick in Egypt, well as an explanation of the Corpus of brick bonding systems. In Part Two an account of the surviving brick monuments of Egypt is given, with special reference to technical and structural ccnsiderations. This section is divided into chapters dealing with different types of buildings, and information gathered together provides the basis of the conclusions of this book. The conclusions zre stated in Part Three , and largely consist of an examination of the constructional techniques loyed at different periods for various purposes, such as the building of walls, floors, foundations other structures. A discussion of the kinds of brick used, the bonding and the brick sizes is also.
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