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Ancient Roman and Greek Architecture Compared to Modern Day Architecture

Comparing ancient architecture with today's to see how modern day architecture is influenced by the Greeks and Romans.

Gilberto YOU

on 1 November 2012

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Ancient Roman and Greek Architecture Compared to Modern Day Architecture By:Michaela Gurrola and Gilberto Redondo
Period 2 Honors World History
10.31.12 Objective Slide Modern and Ancient Architecture Roman/ Greek Art Piece Historical Background Roman/ Greek Art Piece Analysis Modern Art Piece Historical Background Ancient Roman Art Compared to Modern Art Architecture Collage Work Cited Conclusion Roman Colosseum
Constructed from 72-80 AD http://italy.worldwide-accom.com/rome/colosseum/guides/the-colosseum-in-ancient-roman-times Website used for information about the ancient Roman Colosseum https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTxg15E6LKaw_MugZSTPqINEq5b_0lrT3IfcOQ_uGGgIvjezsYb Link for picture of the Roman Colosseum 1) In 72 AD the Roman Colosseum began being constructed and it was completed in 80 AD.
2) It was created as a pleasure palace for the Roman people by Vespasian
3) The Colosseum is made out of concrete, which was what helped the Romans created all their architectural structures, such as the aqueducts.
4) It is still in Rome today and is a huge tourist attraction
5) The Colosseum has changed over time
6)The art piece tells us how the Romans started shapes, such as the arches used, and new inventions and ways of thinking were starting because more philosophers were arising.
7) The Roman Colosseum was built during the time period of peace and prosperity, known as Pax Romana, which meant Romans had time to focus on things like the arts rather than fighting. University of Phoenix Stadium
Opened on August 1, 2006 1) The stadium was broken down on April 12, 2003 and was opened on August 1, 2006.
2) The stadium was created for events such as for football games, wrestling events, conventions, graduations, etc.
3) The stadium is made out of
4) The stadium is considered an architectural icon for the region, up to 63,400 fans are able to fill up the cardinals stadium.
5) Up to this day the Cardinal stadium only changes when they are hosting soccer games, wrestling events etc.
6) The stadium is a bowl shaped and has a rectangular roof, its cost was 525 million dollars in 2012 dollars. http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSGO9xZ5WaTBKeb8zAKb45mP5YpN4IdBy0M3bNZoa6nrtymhETj2OUEz-sDIw:www.arizona-vacation- Picture of University of Phoenix Stadium 1) The Roman Colosseum falls under the category of architecture
2) It was made out of concrete.
3) The whole building is a beige kind of color, maybe because art was coming about so the creators focused more on the building rather than color, and color wasn't a significant part of the culture.
4) The forms are
5) The function of this building is for entertainment purposes where people watch prisoners and gladiators fight against animals and battle until death.
6) The creator of this art piece was trying to portray a sense of relaxation and enjoyment for the people going their for entertainment, but a feeling of fear for the ones fighting.
7) The building is depicted with many arches and pillars to support its immense structure in ancient times.
8) The arches in the Roman Colosseum represent a time of thinking, inventing, and structure because they were part of many Roman and Greek works during the Pax Romana time period, and can still be seen today. 1) Both the Colosseum and Stadium have a dome life shape, which can clearly be seen in the images. Also, the inside is set up the same with seats that are organized into large circles the escalate to high levels.
2) The Colosseum is not fully enclosed, and it looks much more rugged that the university.
3) They are both used for entertainment purposes, but the Phoenix Stadium is used for a more variety of events such as foot ball games, graduations, wrestling events, a convention center, etc. While the Colosseum was predominantly used for the battles until death between men and animals.
4) The structure and overall look is the same between the two.
5) Pattern and proportion are definitely presented in the buildings because in the Colosseum arches are evenly carved out showing a patter, and proportion is shown in both with equal distribution and balance.
6) The artist of the Stadium was influenced by the Roman artist by the shape of the building, the seating on the inside, and the general look of the ancient art piece.
7) The ancient artist is probably surprised that something he designed has influenced thousands of people today. Show how ancient art has influenced modern art in the field of architecture.
See similarities and differences between the Roman Colosseum and the University of Phoenix Stadium.
View what the purpose of these buildings were, what they were made of, and how the buildings represent their time period. In conclusion, Rome has influenced modern architecture and culture which can be seen with similarities and differences through examining the Roman Colosseum and the University of Phoenix Stadium. Parthenon of ancient Greece http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ_KovWv2FA5dBj7DezJ_HR5l3xOw1vWdUZy6mHnQqPCnbC7fx8 Picture of Parthenon http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTtSwZrsDlGLZYBOiJ-tmPUSoAzwm5duy37RZQS9Xtv5eGftKw7 Picture of baseball stadium White House-
Pillars like Parthenon http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS_FWE2RXXS6jAGbedZxr5nScixhJpTh0EHlUl0HFJbFxvY0vcP Picture of White House http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_E7tOXBOH8dw/StU_e8hHvrI/AAAAAAAAAE8/25cw9QBT5jM/s320/st-louis-arch.jpg Picture of St. Louis Arch St Louis Arch- Arch from aqueducts Roman auqeduct http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSi-rTzfRL3aLGN-AJyAiUJ-_U04f08i_bvKmvgVHq5kecSrqs2 Picture of Roman Aqueduct
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