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An architectural style developed in the 1980s, characterized by unconventional, often arresting design elements, such as curved or sloping walls, slanted columns, and asymmetric structures and spaces.

de′con·struc′tiv·ist n. & adj.
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Noun1.deconstructivism - a school of architecture based on the philosophical theory of deconstruction
school - a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; "the Venetian school of painting"
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