1 BATX: Aniturri, Agurain-Aristotele, Rome CLASS EXCHANGE (1)

Getting ready for the exchange with Italy.

Dates: 5-10 Feb

Liceo scientifico statale Aristotele

Ten facts about the Pantheon

Even today, almost 2000 years after its construction, the breathtaking pantheon is a remarkable building to see. The spectacular design, proportions, elegance and harmony are a striking reminder of the architecture of the great Roman Empire. When Michelangelo saw this wonder for the first time he said that it looks more like the work of angels, not humans. Read more HERE

Concrete as an Art Form

The Roman use of concrete freed them from the use of brick and stone, allowing for new designs and ways of building. These new designs included arches, vaults and domes. The Roman concrete arch allowed buildings to support more weight than earlier buildings, enabling the Romans to build larger and more elaborate structures. The Roman arch (along with the vault and dome), began the Roman Architectural Revolution and has had a lasting impact on architecture throughout the world. Read more HERE

Interesting documentary

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Romans ruins then and now

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The secrets of the Coliseum

Roman engineering

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