Design for a noria, plans and section

RIBApix ref no RIBA20653
CountrySpain
Subject Date1700
Image Date1700
ViewPlan
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSD58/33
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing is by an unidentified Spanish architect some time between 1734 and 1841. Noria are machines designed to lift water into an aqueduct using energy derived from the water's flow. This example appears to use horse-operated wheels.

Subject tags

aqueducts