The Roman House - rooms labeled and identified The Roman house is very much a house built for the people of southern Europe. So much so, that when the Romans built their houses in northern Italy or the northern European provinces, they adopted a system of heating, circulating warm air under the floors and along the walls.
Roman Villa: with an atrium near the entrance with a compluvium and impluvium to collect and filter rain water,a tablinum (home office) for receiving guests, and a peristyle courtyard for otium (leisure time). A general layout for a roman villa
Reconstruction of the Villa Boscoreale. Found in the town of Boscoreale, 1 kilometers north of Pompeii. The villa is known for elaborate true fresco paintings. The cubiculum (bedroom) is on display in the Metropolitan Museum in New York.