In the Netherlands hardly any visible remains of Roman architecture have been preserved. Walls and even the upper part of the foundations were demolished to be reused as building material. Generally, only traces in the ground and scattered architectural finds serve as silent witnesses to remind us of a world that gradually vanished.
From 1997 PANSA BV has reconstructed various buildings, ranging from the Roman command post during the war against the Germanic tribes to the stone headquarters of the legionary fortress on the Hunerberg. During the process of reconstruction sources of archaeological, architectural and structural nature are used in combination. From the interaction between these sources PANSA BV is able to define what the buildings looked like.
By documenting what the buildings looked like, the reconstructions help to open up the archaeological heritage to the public. Simultaneously, they reveal the true nature of Roman architecture in the present Netherlands.