Pierre Crozat PhD

A TECHNOLOGICAL CONTINUUM

THE ART OF BUILDING AND THE
GREAT PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT

First part :
PRELIMINARY STUDIES 1990-97

  1. C.V. Architect-Urbanist EPFL
  2. 1996 - Pyramids Constructive System
  3. Pyramid increase: simulation
  4. 1997 - General presentation :
    1. Resume
    2. Introduction
    3. Scientifical, Technical and Operative Research
    4. The process of Pyramidal Growth
    5. Hérodotus was right
    6. Origin of matérials
    7. Technical continuum
    8. Conclusion

Second part:
DOCTORAL STUDIES 1998-2002

  1. PhD Thesis in Civil Engineering
  2. 2002 - Publication of "Le Génie des Pyramides"
  3. 2002 - From geology to construction
  4. 2002 - Pyramids and Mathematics

Third part:
POSTDOCTORAL STUDIES 2003-2017

  1. Engineering of pyramids
  2. Construction model
  3. Construction phases infographics
  4. 2005 - World Year of Physics
  5. 2006 - Fun and educational learning
  6. Journal of the Palais de la «Découverte»
  7. Paleo-topo-stratigraphic simulation of the Giza plateau

Fourth part:
FINALIZATION STUDIES 2018-2019

  1. Geological hypothesis
  2. Open letter to Hany HELAL
  3. Circular letter to my peers
  4. Successive panels of exhibition
  5. Pedagogical experiences
  6. Curriculum Vitae Researcher

Part five:
PUBLICATION & ANIMATED INFOGRAPHIC MODELING 2019 - in progress

  1. 2019 - Communique
  2. Of the logistics algorithmic ?
  3. Cheops: computer graphic construction

EVENTS PROJECTS

  1. 2006-2008 - Paris, duo de ses pyramides
  2. 2010 - Of Engineering Works & Men
  3. 2013 - Marseille, pyramid of knowledge

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CONCLUSION

This scientific, technical and operative research - starting from the details of the tools and of the manoeuvre - is developing through an interactive and predicative model to offer a referential building system of use which generates both the concept and the form.

This research is coming from the fundamental, even vernacular, area of the Art of building, and because of this, constitutes an objective contribution to Egyptology and Archaeology, is also able to understand and to integrate a theoretical, practical and manual knowledge.

This research imposes itself to the whole of theories formulated so far, it offers a new apprehension-comprehension of the different building systems of the pyramids in their evolution, it opens onto the observance of a “technical continuum” in the Art of building and runs alongside the universal.

It corroborates and explains completely Herodotus' writings, the debate on the way the pyramids were built finds itself revived, made richer, and objectified through a generalist and synthetic view of the knowledge that falls under the Sciences of the earth, the engineering of construction work, the Art of building and the skills of trades.

If Cheops' pyramid looses a little bit of its “mystery”, it gains a lot of “genius”.



Shot of Cheops' pyramid by night (J. Kérisel) showing the thickness (shadow on the edge) of the envelope