was very important and functional for the Romans. The Romans connected
architecture with everything. They had very complex aqueducts that
civilization to grow and beautiful buildings to attract the people and
agree with the statement. If architecture would not be important then
wouldn’t have so many facilities and they would live like
Romans thought about architecture like something that people need. The
architecture was not just simply functional to them. It had wider
Romans built many non-functional things, for example all the big
statues in Rome.
Many buildings and
decorative fountains were built in Rome
for the benefits of all the people. If people would like to buy a house
place that there are many decorative fountains and beautiful statues,
think they would have to pay much more taxes. Roman architecture was
built for the happiness of the civilization and for collecting taxes.
huge and beautiful buildings that were built in Rome were to send an
the other countries in the world that they are strong and powerful and
would be know in the hole world. Romans showed by its architecture that
are strong and the other countries should be afraid of them. In that
was the center of
Colosseum was build for games, shows and especially for battles with
and wild animals. It was build for entertainment, but the entertainment
was back then, now we call it murder. The purpose of the Colosseum was
the civilization happy and to make the criminals to pay for what they
did by fighting
while one of them dies and also to send an image to the other countries
the world. People from all over the Roman world would come to the
watch shows and especially fights with the gladiators and wild animals.
were many wild animal fights against a gladiator. When there were
gladiators on death people would gamble on their favorite gladiator. I
that almost all the things that were build in the great square of the
collosseum were non-fictional. For example the huge fountain which is
This huge fountain is veneered in marble and it has beautiful statues
The Arch of Constantine is non-fictional and it has non-fictional
it, for example the sculpted statues that are on the sides of the Arch
Constantine. In 312 AD after years of civil war Constantine and his
the war against the army of Maxentius at the battle of Milvian Bridge.
After three years the senates ordered to be build an arch dedicated to Constantine for
victory of the civil war.
that still exists
huge buildings with arches were first thought by the Romans. For
example the Romania
athenaeum has big columned and
arches in front. The Romans first invented aqueducts and we still use
today. Romans had a system of under floor heating, we also have under
heating in these today. Today we use the same technique of building a
Usually the bridges are built on more arches, and that is the same as
Romans built the bridges. The technique that the Romans had to build
that underneath they would put heavy stones and on the top they would
stones sculpted like triangles with cement. Today to some roads on the
we also put heavy stones underneath and than we put the cement.
Romans had the best engineers in the world. They wanted to send an
against the other countries that they are the best, for example the
The Colosseum was not only for the happiness of the people, it was also
an image to the other countries. For the Romans, architecture was very
important because they need it to survive, for example the aqueducts.
very strong roads and bridges with the help of the arches. The Romans
smart people because they even had under-floor heating.