March 20, 2023
At midday on the Spring Equinox, light streams in through the twenty-seven foot diameter oculus of the Pantheon and aligns perfectly with the doorway.

August 1, 2016
On 1st August 1514 Raphael was appointed architect of St. Peter’s.

March 3, 2015
Italian architect, engineer, and author Tommaso Temanza was born on 3 March 1705 in Venice.

January 1, 2015
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December 29, 2014
Researchers have announced a new understanding of Roman concrete – a versatile artificial stone that allowed Roman builders to create magnificent, open interiors of unprecedented scale.

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