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Roman Architecture

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S: Roman Architecture

BC: MEG B.- awesome CAPTAIN KATIE W.- Awesome Connor B. - Paragraph Expert Chris Chris L. - Photograph Expert

FC: Roman Architecture by Meg B., Christian L., Connor B., Katie W.

1: The Materials | The Romans used many materials in their houses. These consisted of Concrete, just like we do, but they used it differently than we do. They also used sun dried bricks and unburned bricks. Lastly they used Stone and White Marble stucco.

2: The layout of the Roman House

3: The Main Rooms in the Roman House were - Peristylium (courtyard) - Atrium (main hall) - Vestibulum-(main entrance) - Impulvinium (pool)

4: The Atrium and Vestibule The atrium and the vestibule were two of the most important components of Roman architecture. The atrium was the open central court, from which the enclosed rooms departed from, in the type of large ancient Roman house known as a domus. The vestibule was an entrance hall, a lobby, or a passage way into the building.

5: The Peristylium and the Impluvinium The Impluvium and Peristylium were the main rooms where the Roman's could relax outside. the Peristylium was a courtyard with columns in fountains that was typical in the Roman house. a pool system called the impluvinium where they would collect rainwater.

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Megers Catlin
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  • Title: Roman Architecture
  • Roman Architecture
  • Tags: architecture, project, roman
  • Published: over 9 years ago