850 BC-476 AD: Architecture of Classical egypt

The Classical architecture of ancient Greece and Rome has shaped the way we build today. The Parthenon sets on top of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Press photo © 2000-2006 NewOpenWorld Foundation How Classical Architecture Began From the rise of ancient Greece until the fall of the Roman empire, great buildings were constructed according to… Continue reading 850 BC-476 AD: Architecture of Classical egypt

3,050 BC-900 BC: Architecture of Ancient Egypt

The pyramid form was a marvel of engineering that allowed ancient Egyptians to build enormous structures. The most famous pyramids in Egypt are the Pyramids of Giza, built more than 2,000 years B.C. to shelter and safeguard the souls of Egyptian pharaohs. Press photo © 2000-2006 NewOpenWorld Foundation Construction in Ancient Egypt Wood was not… Continue reading 3,050 BC-900 BC: Architecture of Ancient Egypt