Describes buildings and structures and examines methods and tools of construction in various civilizations around the world, from prehistoric times up until the end of the Roman Empire.With arches, Roman builders could cover open spaces without using long rows of stone columns underneath. ... BRIDGES. The Romans realized that arches were perfect for building strong bridges. In an arched bridge, the curved, upper partanbsp;...
|Author||:||Michael Woods, Mary B. Woods|
|Publisher||:||Twenty-First Century Books - 2000|