Definition of Architecture. Meaning of Architecture. Synonyms of Architecture

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Definition of Architecture

Architecture
Architecture Ar"chi*tec`ture (?; 135), n. [L. architectura, fr. architectus: cf. F. architecture. See Architect.] 1. The art or science of building; especially, the art of building houses, churches, bridges, and other structures, for the purposes of civil life; -- often called civil architecture. Many other architectures besides Gothic. --Ruskin. 3. Construction, in a more general sense; frame or structure; workmanship. The architecture of grasses, plants, and trees. --Tyndall. The formation of the first earth being a piece of divine architecture. --Burnet. Military architecture, the art of fortifications. Naval architecture, the art of building ships.

Meaning of Architecture from wikipedia

- Architecture (Latin architectura, from the Gr**** ἀρχιτέκτων arkhit****n "architect", from ἀρχι- "chief" and τέκτων "creator") is both the process and the...
- Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of medieval Europe characterized by semi-circular arches. There is no consensus for the beginning date...
- Gothic architecture (or pointed architecture) is an architectural style that was prevalent in Europe from the late 12th to the 16th century, during the...
- Brutalist architecture is an architectural style which emerged during the 1950s in the United Kingdom, among the reconstruction projects of the post-war...
- Islamic architecture comprises the architectural styles of buildings ****ociated with Islam. It encomp****es both secular and religious styles from the early...
- Modern architecture, or modernist architecture, was an architectural movement or architectural style based upon new and innovative technologies of construction...
- Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. It influenced...
- classical architecture usually denotes architecture which is more or less consciously derived from the principles of Gr**** and Roman architecture of classical...
- Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the Neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century in Italy and France. It became...
- Hostile architecture is an urban-design strategy that uses elements of the built environment to purposefully guide or restrict behaviour. It often targets...