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by James Harting The Ara Pacis Augustae or “Augustan Altar of Peace” is a stunning piece of architecture from the earliest years of the Roman Empire. It was built as part of the civic religion of ancient Rome. The altar was commissioned by the Roman Senate in 13 BCE and completed and consecrated in 9 BCE.…
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Classic Essays

IT IS precisely because the final goal of architecture is universality that it first must be rooted in time and place. Only in transcending these limitations does it become great. Regionalism is a qualifying discipline which insures a sense of quality. Universality unrelated to regional roots is…
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