1. During the Roman republic, the Romans used Temple Architecture. › They blended Etruscan & Greek features › Put the most emphasis on the front of the buildings. 2. Concrete: › Helped create a Revolution in Architectural design › Created larger & heavier buildings
3. Arch and Vault › Examples: Coliseum Public baths 4. Dome › Basilicas Large and Relatively large space Examples: Parthenon Early Christian Churches
In Roman Villas › the entrance beautiful floors Mosaics Frescoes › Paint on wet plaster › Brighten walls gardens › fountains › Sculptures Gods and goddesses Honored them
Homes › Portraits and sculptures Lots in houses Help keep ghosts way
Statues › Made real people not perfect people › People thought that it was good to have statues in their house Paintings › Lots of portraits › On marble, columns, and arches Mosaic Art › Glass techniques › Pottery
Macadam roads- roads that were built with a smooth hard surface that would be more durable and less muddy than soil based tracks. Arch bridge- bridge with curved arches at each end that help transfer weight from one side to the other, to keep the bridge stable. Aqueducts- similar to a bridges; used to carry water across the city. one of the greatest souvenirs of Roman engineering.