don't have to venture outside of Oregon to find several stunning examples
of architecture that date back hundreds of years to Rome and Greece.
Often referred to as the "seat of Western civilization,"
Greece was one of the first recorded cultures to create the disipline
and study of architecure. The Roman architect Vitruvius wrote about
architecture in the fifth century B.C. In his The Ten Books on
Architecure, Vitruius outlined the basic elements of Greek and
Roman architecture and included an explanation of the "orders."
"Examples of Classical architecture
evident in Northeast Portland"
goes on to explain the decorative elements found in Classical architecture
with examples of Classical buildings in Oregon. She can list such
buildings in the areas of your publication or home if you wish.)
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