Architecture In Ancient Rome

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Ancient Rome better known as Caput Mundi, (the capital of the world), is situated in central Italy was founded on 21April 753 BC by two brothers, Romulus and Remus. Rome has been a dominant empire throughout the age of time and its influence on the modern world is still in manifest. One of the major driving forces that aided the Romans in maintaining their power was the phenomenal architectural principles that their structures possessed throughout the city of Rome. The Romans applied three elements in which was used in order to perfect various elements such as their architectural structures, concrete, vaults and arch’s. Rome was recognized for more than just their achievements as a city, but they were also acknowledged for being founders of…show more content…
Dating back to two thousand years ago, Roman architecture continues to maintain and uphold its legacy. The various reasons in maintaining their legacy are the three architectural elements that were used in its structures are namely, the arch, the vault and concrete. These various elements played a fundamental role in mass reduction as well as in implementing building structural characteristics such as strength and stability. The convention of these elements led to the influence of Roman architecture in the western world and continues to spread immensely throughout the modern world…show more content…
Michelangelo was a man not very easily impressed, but stated “angelic and not human design.” This meaning it was something really out of this world.

The Pantheon withstands its form for many of years although what we see today is nothing like the remarkable exterior we would have seen ages ago. One of the principles conveyed in this building through Vitruvius principles is the durability of the building, being one of Rome’s longest standing monuments.
The purpose of the interior space of The Pantheon is for geometrical perfection and symmetry in context of the perfect universe. The main idea used for the interior spaces of the Pantheon is so that it could fit in a cube or sphere, but still continue with its original functions.

The triumphal arch is a type of roman architecture that is used throughout Rome. It is built all over the empire to commemorate military triumphs and many significant events such as accession of a new
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