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The classical style of architecture is still used today. It can be seen in many buildings, such as the White House, the Pantheon in Paris, any probably some buildings in your own home town! What is it about classical architecture styles that are so enduring? What does this style of architecture represent in our culture?· Consider the relationship between Greek architecture and Roman architecture. Did the Romans come up with any new architectural techniques or did they mainly copy Greek styles?HelloThe Pantheon is a building in Paris built by the architect Jacques-Germain Soufflot. The site was building during the French Revolution dedicated to the memory of the Frenchmen. The design was made from the classical architectural elements. Classicalarchitecture is from the Greek and Roman era. The Pantheon is a cruciform building with a high dome and four arms, something that can also be seen in the United States such as the White House. The Pantheon is from the Roman influence (Vromen,1995).

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