Greek and Roman Architecture

Greek and Roman Architecture

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Greek and Roman Architecture 1 Greek and Roman Architecture Brenda Mask Art 101/ Introduction to Art March 21, 2012 Tulasi Zimmer Greek and Roman Architecture 2 Both Roman and Greek architecture has influenced the way buildings are designed today. The architecture of the past were the ones who were willing to try new things to see if they worked. During the 7 th century, Greek architecture began to be revitalized. The earliest forms of Greek architecture was formed out of mud and wood,the more modern buildings were made out of
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limestone. An example of Greek architecture would be the Partheon. Roman architecture is considered to be more advanced in engeneering and design. The Roman architecture was one of the first to try different designs that included such things as archways. The new designs were strange to most, they found it interesting how the archways
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Unformatted text preview: were able to stay without support. Greek and Roman Architecture 3 An example of Roman architecture would be the Coliseum in Rome. I really enjoyed seeing all of the different images of these two different type of architecture to see not only the differences, but the similarities. It has been said that the Roman architecture is influenced by the Greeks. I believe that the architecture of both is very interesting and informative. If you look at some of the buildings in the larger cities there are sublte influences of all types of designs. REFERENCES: Dunn, Jr, Jerry Camarillo. "The Parthenon and the Acropolis" 28 May 2007. HowStuffWorks.com. <http://tlc.howstuffworks.com/family/parthenon-and-the-acropolis-landmark.htm> 21 March 2012. http://traveling-piont.blogspot.com/2011/03/colosseum-of-rome-pictures.html...
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