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 is the art and technique of designing and building, as distinguished from the skills ****ociated with construction. It is both the process...
- Gothic architecture is an architectural style that was prevalent in Europe from the late 12th to the 16th century, during the High and Late Middle Ages...
- Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of medieval Europe that was predominant in the 11th and 12th centuries. The style eventually developed...
- Modern architecture, also called modernist architecture, was an architectural movement and style that was prominent in the 20th century, between the earlier...
- Islamic architecture comprises the architectural styles of buildings ****ociated with Islam. It encomp****es both secular and religious styles from the early...
- Googie architecture (/ˈɡuːɡi/ GOO-ghee) is a type of ****urist architecture influenced by car culture, jets, the Atomic Age and the Space Age. It originated...
- Soviet architecture usually refers to one of three architecture styles emblematic of the Soviet Union: Constructivist architecture, prominent in the 1920s...
- In architecture, an alcove is a small recessed section of a room or an arched opening (as in a wall). The section is partially enclosed by such vertical...
- Baroque architecture is a highly decorative and theatrical style which appeared in Italy in the early 17th century and gradually spread across Europe....
- Vernacular architecture (also folk architecture) is building done outside any academic tradition, and without professional guidance. It is not a particular...