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A Study on the Characteristic of Site Planning of Hadrian`s Villa
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  • Journal title : Journal of architectural history
  • Volume 25, Issue 1,  2016, pp.7-21
  • Publisher : Korean Association of Architectural History
  • DOI : 10.7738/JAH.2016.25.1.007
 Title & Authors
A Study on the Characteristic of Site Planning of Hadrian`s Villa
Kim, Seok-Man;
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The purpose of this paper is to study on the characteristic of site planning of Hadrian`s villa. The whole site planning of Hadrian`s villa can be divided by different characteristic four groups(I-IV). It is analysed to the whole site plan of such huge complex and the site planning of partial each group which is organically connected each other. The results of this study are as follows: 1. Hadrian`s villa was arranged in adapt to natural condition according to a gentle inclination by topography and terrain of the whole site which many different buildings are oriented towards natural landscape of the site and the site surroundings. 2. The site planning of Hadrian`s villa is composed of dividing into four groups as plan segmentalized through various land use plan, considering for territory of functional aspect and direction of axis formed by situation and direction of topography and terrain. 3. The concept of site planning to buildings of Hadrian`s villa is composed through each other connection; the first, meeting, crossing and merging with each other from arrangement by several axises, the second, change of direction with as the center a part of corner of buildings and the third, facing or inserting system to side and side, side and a part of corner of building.
Hadrian;Hadrian`s villa;Roman architecture;Villa architecture;Site planning;
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