Roman Architecture Research Paper

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Roman architecture was unique. They had there own ideas mixed in with improving on the greeks architecture. Rome created famous structures such as: The Triumphal arch, basilica, amphitheatre (colosseum), and other famous structures. Rome used marbial in most of these structures, the romans also limestone for paving, door and window frames and stairs. Rome was the first to invent concrete, by using the motor to its fullest potential. It was first used as a filler material before 3 BCE when they discovered that concrete is a very strong material, in 2 BCE rome found out that by using volcanic sand can create tougher concrete that can survive underwater and it was stronger than normal concrete. In 1 BCE concrete was used in a bunch of structures

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