Synonyms of 'architecture: Architectural styles'
Art Decoa style of interior decoration, jewellery, architecture, etc, at its height in the 1930s and characterized by geometrical shapes, stylized natural forms, and symmetrical utilitarian designs adapted to mass production Art Nouveaua style of art and architecture of the 1890s, characterized by swelling sinuous outlines and stylized natural forms, such as flowers and leaves Baroquea style of architecture and decorative art that flourished throughout Europe from the late 16th to the early 18th century, characterized by extensive ornamentationBauhausa German school of architecture and applied arts founded in 1919 by Walter Gropius on experimental principles of functionalism and truth to materials. After being closed by the Nazis in 1933, its ideas were widely disseminated by its students and staff, including Kandinsky, Klee, Feininger, Moholy-Nagy, and Mies van der Rohe brutalisman austere style of architecture characterized by emphasis on such structural materials as undressed concrete and unconcealed service pipes. Byzantineof or relating to the style of architecture developed in the Byzantine Empire, characterized by massive domes with square bases, rounded arches, spires and minarets, and the extensive use of mosaicschurrigueresque or churriguerescoof or relating to a style of baroque architecture of Spain in the late 17th and early 18th centuriesclassicalof, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient Greeks and Romans or their civilization, esp in the period of their ascendancycolonialdenoting, relating to, or having the style of Neoclassical architecture used in the British colonies in America in the 17th and 18th centuries Compositedenoting or relating to one of the five classical orders of architecture: characterized by a combination of the Ionic and Corinthian stylesCorinthianof, denoting, or relating to one of the five classical orders of architecture: characterized by a bell-shaped capital having carved ornaments based on acanthus leaves.Decorated style a 14th-century style of English architecture characterized by the ogee arch, geometrical tracery, and floral decorationDoricof, denoting, or relating to one of the five classical orders of architecture: characterized by a column having no base, a heavy fluted shaft, and a capital consisting of an ovolo moulding beneath a square abacusEarly Christian denoting or relating to the style of architecture that started in Italy in the 3rd century ad and spread through the Roman empire until the 5th centuryEarly Englisha style of architecture used in England in the 12th and 13th centuries, characterized by lancet arches, narrow openings, and plate tracery Edwardiandenoting, relating to, or having the style of life, architecture, dress, etc, current in Britain during the reign of Edward VIIElizabethanof, relating to, or designating a style of architecture used in England during the reign of Elizabeth I, characterized by moulded and sculptured ornament based on German and Flemish modelsEmpiredenoting, characteristic of, or relating to either French Empire, esp the first: in particular, denoting the neoclassical style of architecture and furniture and the high-waisted style of women's dresses characteristic of the periodFederationa style of domestic architecture of that period, characterized by red brick, terracotta roof tiles, sinuous curves, and heavy window frames functionalismthe theory of design that the form of a thing should be determined by its useGeorgiana person belonging to or imitating the styles of either of the Georgian periods in England Gothicdenoting, relating to, or resembling the style of architecture that was used in W Europe from the 12th to the 16th centuries, characterized by the lancet arch, the ribbed vault, and the flying buttress Gothic Revivala Gothic style of architecture popular between the late 18th and late 19th centuries, exemplified by the Houses of Parliament in London (1840) Greek Revivaldenoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in Western Europe in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, based upon ancient Greek classical examples International Style or Modernista 20th-century architectural style characterized by undecorated rectilinear forms and the use of glass, steel, and reinforced concrete Ionicof, denoting, or relating to one of the five classical orders of architecture, characterized by fluted columns and capitals with scroll-like ornamentsJacobeandenoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in England during this period, characterized by a combination of late Gothic and Palladian motifsLouis Quatorzedesignating or of the style of furniture, architecture, etc. of the time of Louis XIV of France, characterized by massive, baroque forms and lavish ornamentation Louis Quinzedesignating or of the style of furniture, architecture, etc. of the time of Louis XV of France, characterized by rococo treatment with emphasis on curved lines and highly decorative forms based on shells, flowers, etc. Louis Seizedesignating or of the style of furniture, architecture, etc. of the time of Louis XVI of France, which is characterized by a return to straight lines, symmetry, and classic ornamental details Louis Treizedesignating or of the style of furniture, architecture, etc. of the time of Louis XIII of France, characterized by Renaissance forms, rich inlays, etc. mannerisma principally Italian movement in art and architecture between the High Renaissance and Baroque periods (1520–1600) that sought to represent an ideal of beauty rather than natural images of it, using characteristic distortion and exaggeration of human proportions, perspective, etcmoderneof or relating to the style of architecture and design, prevalent in Europe and the US in the late 1920s and 1930s, typified by the use of straight lines, tubular chromed steel frames, contrasting inlaid woods, etcMoorish or Moriscoof or relating to the Moors 2 denoting the style of architecture used in Spain from the 13th to 16th century, characterized by the horseshoe archMudéjarof or relating to a style of architecture originated by Mudéjares neoclassicisma late 18th- and early 19th-century style in architecture, decorative art, and fine art, based on the imitation of surviving classical models and typesNormandenoting, relating to, or having the style of Romanesque architecture used in Britain from the Norman Conquest until the 12th century. It is characterized by the rounded arch, the groin vault, massive masonry walls, etcPalladiandenoting, relating to, or having the neoclassical style of architecture created by Palladioperpendiculardenoting, relating to, or having the style of Gothic architecture used in England during the 14th and 15th centuries, characterized by tracery having vertical lines, a four-centred arch, and fan vaultingpostmodernismcontrasting with international modernism and featuring elements from several periods, esp the Classical, often with ironic use of decorationQueen-Annea style of furniture popular in England about 1700–20 and in America about 1720–70, characterized by the use of unencumbered curves, walnut veneer, and the cabriole leg Regencycharacteristic of or relating to the Regency periods in France or the United Kingdom or to the styles of architecture, furniture, art, literature, etc, produced in themRenaissancethe spirit, culture, art, science, and thought of this period. Characteristics of the Renaissance are usually considered to include intensified classical scholarship, scientific and geographical discovery, a sense of individual human potentialities, and the assertion of the active and secular over the religious and contemplative life Rococoa style of architecture and decoration that originated in France in the early 18th century, characterized by elaborate but graceful, light, ornamentation, often containing asymmetrical motifsRomandenoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used by the ancient Romans, characterized by large-scale masonry domes, barrel vaults, and semicircular archesRomanesquedenoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in W and S Europe from the 9th to the 12th century, characterized by the rounded arch, the groin vault, massive-masonry wall construction, and a restrained use of mouldings Saracendesignating, characterizing, or relating to Muslim art or architecture Saxon transition or transitionala style of architecture that was used in western Europe in the late 11th and early 12th century, characterized by late Romanesque forms combined with early Gothic details Tudordenoting a style of architecture of the late perpendicular period and characterized by half-timbered housesTuscanof, denoting, or relating to one of the five classical orders of architecture: characterized by a column with an unfluted shaft and a capital and base with mouldings but no decoratioVictoriandenoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria, characterized by massive construction and elaborate ornamentation ▷ See architecture
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