• Ancient Pyramid like Buildings almost volcano shaped, its believed that the reason for the shape is that the Olmec practiced a cult to the Volcanoes.
  • They were the first to make two stories and two floor houses
  • They made their houses out of Clay
  • The Olmec are thought to have greatly influenced later civilizations' architecture
  • Olmecs shared many of the same architecture with the rest of Mesoamerica. The Olmec cities were centered around a grand ceremonial mound which was heavily decorated with their many beautiful, elaborate and sometimes frightening stone carvings. These decorative carvings depicted innumerable deities and of the gods.