Roman architecture differed fundamentally from what had come before due to the discovery, experimentation and exploitation of concrete, arches and vaulting.
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Views of Rome have long fired human imagination, eliciting reactions that lead to contemplation and argue for conservation
The building technique chosen for a given project can help archaeologists and art historians to understand scale, scope, expense, and technique, alongside other, more aesthetic considerations.
To escape the heat and pressures of the city, the wealthiest Roman families retreated to their country homes.
The Romans are famous for soaring monuments, but perhaps they should be better known for their high-rise apartments.
The domus was more than a residence, it was also a statement of social and political power.
These awe-inspiring public complexes were built to reinforce the imperial family’s political message.
The heart of ancient Rome, the Forum Romanum was the monumental center of religious, political, and social life.
Concrete, arches, and vaulting allowed the Roman Empire to become an engineering and architectural marvel.