Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Classical Architecture Introduction The Roman Imperial Period became significantly successful only after the Romans started combining aspects of Greece classical architecture and the original Etruscan architecture. Adopting those external culture languages led to a new architecture style that significantly contributed to the establishment of the Roman Republic in 509 BC to the 4th century AD (D⁰́₉Espouy 75). The techniques also referred to as the classical architecture denoted the cultural developed from the principles of the Greek and Roman design of classical antiquity. A significant majority of buildings constructed using the classical architecture survived for long. The construction involved the use of new materials specific concrete and the arch-domes among other technologies (Miles 427). The building's structure focused primarily on the post-and-beam system of the Greeks. The columns would carry the load combined with a timber construction of marble and stone. Also the Greek used the Graßhoff Gerd. The Panthoneon in Rome: Contributions to the Conference Bern November 9-12 2006; Pantheon I. Bern: Bern Studies 2009. Print. Longfellow Brenda. Roman Imperialism and Civic Patronage: Form Meaning and Ideology in Monumental Fountain Complexes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2011. Print. Maggie L. Popkin. The Architecture of the Roman Triumph: Monuments Memory and Identity. Marconi Clemente and Deborah Steiner. The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture. 2015. Print. Miles Margaret M. A Companion to Greek Architecture. Chichester: GB 2016. Print. Smith William. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities. London: Printed for Taylor and Walton 1842. Print. Tang Birgit. Delos Carthage Ampurias: The Housing of Three Mediterranean Trading Centers. Rome: L'>>Erma 2005. Print. Winter Frederick E. Studies in Hellenistic Architecture. Toronto: Univ. of Toronto Press 2006. Print Welch Katherine E. The Roman Amphitheatre: From Its Origins to the Colosseum. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2007. Print. [...]
Classical architecture had its origins in Greek culture, and was developed and refined by the Romans. Outline what was common to and what differentiated the architecture of the two cultures.