Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
LordGood

===[COMMITTED]=== Iberian Wonder: Cancho Roano

Recommended Posts

Idea pitched by Argantonius a while back to make the Iberian wonder the Tartessian sanctuary of Cancho Roano. Looking at the current temple I see that some inspiration had already been taken from it.

anyway, there's not a lot of opportunity for detail on those outer walls in particular but I did what I could.

post-14999-0-48081500-1408170072_thumb.p

post-14999-0-02749800-1408170199_thumb.p

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

On what references did you base it?

I find the roof going inwards somewhat strange, no other Iberian buildings have it. The flat roofs without plank texture also look eastern to me. But if it's historically correct, it should be like that.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

On what references did you base it?

I find the roof going inwards somewhat strange, no other Iberian buildings have it. The flat roofs without plank texture also look eastern to me. But if it's historically correct, it should be like that.

It looks super weird, but reference had all flat roofs, or at least, all of the reconstructions I found had flat roofs, some had the outer wall sloping inward. It makes sense, letting more light in and making the outer wall higher, but it still looks a little odd.

The temple has smooth roofs too.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think the flat roofs would look a lot better if they weren't tiled, but made out of a similar material to the walls. Seems that would be more accurate too based on other structures (unless this is a really weird building...).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I agree with the feedback so far regarding the outer walls, the middle section looks completely fine though :)

p.s. I'd also like to see the references for it - we didn't always have many for the Iberians.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Isn't there a timeframe problem according to wikipedia ?

I don't think so, and if there is, its a hell of a lot closer to our time than the Dolmen of Menga

Lion's got the ref. image. I took a few cues from different sources I found online. The roofs I could probably change and get away with since there's not much left of the building itself.

(I'm not even sure about the windows, really)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

heavy roofs bow in over time :P

You can see it a lot in rural architecture, neglected barns, sheds, and houses. Support beams make little 'ribs' and all while the rest of the roof sags in.

That's fun architecture there

I know these are supposed to be all brand new buildings

but that's just not realistic, and it's boring

so there

well it's in, with AO and all, not that I'd be able to see it. Someone might want to check that

post-14999-0-84603900-1408281639_thumb.p

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Why would the curved roof would be inside? The architectuur didn't think when it rains the whole inner court would be flooded:D

And i think it also looks nicer and realisticer if it curved to the outside. Or make the roof look like the inner buildings roof "same style" that would be even better.

Edited by RoekeloosNL

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just a bit better. I also tried but can't fix it...

EDIT : It's missing the prop points. Lordgood are you using the last blender version cause I can't import the location of your props. they are stuck to the origin of the model.

wonder.7z

Edited by stanislas69

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...