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  How Romans built their houses

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Roman Villa
Most people in Roman Britain continued living in simple wooden houses after the invasion. Some richer people built themselves stone villas, which included luxuries like windows and underfloor heating (hypocausts).
A Roman Builder - Story
 
Questions
 What did a Roman villa look like?
 What materials did the Romans use to build their houses?
 How did the under floor heating (hypocaust) work?
 How did Romans make mosaics?
 How did rich Romans decorate their houses?