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Roman

From the 5th century B.C. to the fall of their empire in the 4th century A.D., the Romans perfected concrete, arches, vaults and domes that have been copied ever since. They invented little, but took the Greek construction techniques to levels far surpassing their originators.

   
       
Arch of Titus (81 AD)
Hadrian's Villa (126 AD)
       
 
Pantheon (120 AD)
 
Pantheon (120 AD)
 
Pantheon (120 AD)
 
       
 
Coliseum (80 AD)
 
Monument to Vittorio Emmanuel (1850)
 
Hadrian's Villa (126)