Learning_Activity_2_Moses Kim.docx - CSTU 101 LEARNING ACTIVITY 2 The Romans had a very practical way they viewed their world and you can see this

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CSTU 101 L EARNING A CTIVITY 2 The Romans had a very practical way they viewed their world and you can see this throughout the way they applied it to their environment. One of these engineering marvels is the Roman Aquaduct. The aquaduct was so well engineered that some of the modern aquatic innovations would not have been possible without it’s creation (Andrews, 2012). Although the irrigation was not created by the Romans, their pragmatic ideals led to them mastering the system which is still in use today in Rome to supply the famous Trevi Fountain (Andrew, 2012). Another achievement the Romans reveal their pragmatic beliefs are the Roman Arches. These engineering marvels were used for centuries in Asia Minor and Greece. They became the foundation for gates, storage areas, corridors, and sewers (Rawls, 2017). The Roman Arch signified efficiency and it was a necessity for efficient operation of key structures within Roman cities (Rawls, 2017). The way Roman Arches were used better suited the needs of the Romans practical application to hold greater loads in their architecture.
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