Roman architecture

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the architecture of ancient Rome

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Procedure: How do design, proportion, composition and geometry work together in ancient Roman architecture? Have students invent their own designs for large-scale public architecture.
A student of ancient Roman architecture and proponent of the ideal villa, with symmetrical central block, portico and long, curving wings, Palladio the man would have approved.
In addition to popular vedute of the period, this emotional identification with ancient Roman architecture persists in Edward Gibbon's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a literary masterpiece which contemplated the decay of Roman civilization.
While its beaches offer a great getaway, there are a wide variety of other activities including hiking in the foothills of the Troodos Mountains, shopping in Nicosia, discovering Larnaca and its ancient Roman architecture or visiting mountain villages sporting local wines and intricate lace work.
Bulfinch felt that the work of these esteemed English architects represented excellence in contemporary architecture, just as ancient Roman architecture did for Jefferson.