Unformatted text preview: -30 Miles Long. -Roman building materials, man-made concrete + facing, much more practical than quarrying stone in blocks. o Easy, cheap, fire-proof. o Roman concrete allows modeling into different shapes Based on the Arch. Sanctuary of Fortuna, Palestrina 100 BCE. -The arches are barrel vaults. -They were enhancing nature by creating more space. -Classicizing 6-34, 35, Colosseum, Rome 80 BCE. -It’s a 160 Ft. -615 ft by 510. -Classicizing Elements o Columns go up all the way through/attached. o They use concrete. -Cross Vault = 2 Barrel Vaults intersecting at 90 Degrees. -They had sails that they used for the creation of shade. -Wooden floor covered in sand. -They made elevator shafts underneath the Colosseum to bring in and out animals. 6-45-58 Pantheon, Rome, 125 BCE. -Pantheon = “To all the Gods.”...
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- Pont du Gard, Ancient Roman Architecture, Biggest Roman bridges