Roman Architecture: The Early Western Civilization

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When viewing the architecture of the earlier western civilizations, Roman designs and techniques brought about much advancement. As seen in earlier chapters although architecture and engineering is important in many societies, Roman designs seemed to be a pinnacle amongst human history. When assessing the different forms of Roman architecture and engineering there are many great examples. The romans had uniquely moved away from traditional building designs and became open to new methods of construction. Romans based on past architecture advanced and made different aspects their own to create new and longer lasting buildings. This can be seen with the use of the arch as well as the creation of the Composite order columns. Their abilities simply

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