Ancient greek architecture of the most formal type for temples and other public buildings is divided stylistically into three orders first described by the roman architectural writer vitruvius these are the doric order the ionic order and the corinthian order the names reflecting their regional origins within the greek world. Greek architects provided some of the finest and most distinctive buildings in the entire ancient world and some of their structures such as temples theatres and stadia would become staple features of towns and cities from antiquity onwards in addition the greek concern with simplicity proportion perspective and harmony in their buildings would go on to greatly influence architects in . A milestone in ancient greek architecture the temple is listed among the 150 great works of western architecture the architecture of the temple is believed to pay an inspirational foundation of the sanctuary structure that was found at st omobono of italy. Ancient greek architecture architecture is the art of designing and creating buildings greek architecture is a very specific and influential type of design which was based off of the post and lintel system the post and lintel system is made up of columns which are large upright posts with a roof or architrave over the top. Greece architecture ancient greece has influenced many world architectural movements along centuries as for example the movement of renaissance and the neoclassical style many of the world wide masterpieces were inspired by the architecture in greece particularly the ancient greek style of doric ionic or corinthian rhythm
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