architectural style

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Noun1.architectural style - architecture as a kind of art formarchitectural style - architecture as a kind of art form  
art form - (architecture) a form of artistic expression (such as writing or painting or architecture)
Bauhaus - a German style of architecture begun by Walter Gropius in 1918
Byzantine architecture - the style of architecture developed in the Byzantine Empire developed after the 5th century; massive domes with square bases and round arches and spires and much use of mosaics
classical architecture, Greco-Roman architecture - architecture influenced by the ancient Greeks or Romans
Gothic architecture, Gothic - a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches
Romanesque, Romanesque architecture - a style of architecture developed in Italy and western Europe between the Roman and the Gothic styles after 1000 AD; characterized by round arches and vaults and by the substitution of piers for columns and profuse ornament and arcades
Moorish, Moorish architecture - a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches
Victorian architecture - a style of architecture used in Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria; characterized by massive construction and elaborate ornamentation
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Without as well as within, the houses seem inhospitable and mysterious--an impression which is difficult to explain, unless it has something to do with the actual architectural style. These houses are almost exclusively inhabited by the merchant class.
THE character of Karachi lies in the topsy turvy atmosphere, in the surplus of cultural and social diversity and in the clear transition from colonial to modern architectural styles.
It was built in second half of the 13th century in a combination of two architectural styles ndash Romanesque and Early Gothic.There are unique Middle-Age frescos preserved in the interior of church.
The buildings of the new district will be on the old French style similar to the architectural styles of many buildings of Downtown Cairo, he pointed out.
The selection of the "Mamluk architectural style" in the construction of the mosque to highlight one of the most important architectural styles used in the construction of many mosques and important buildings that still exist to this day and provide some of the architectural details that were used in that golden age of the history of the Islamic nation.
These are dome-structured and have a quadrangular shape, having a blend of Indian and Persian architectural styles.
Louis, Meshes of the Afternoon, Mildred Pierce, A Star is Born, House: After Five Years of Living, The Anniversary Party, The Way He Always Wanted It, II, Killer of Sheep, and A Single Man through these architectural styles. Parts of the book were previously published elsewhere.
Fernando Llorente, the town's parish priest from 1874 to 1888, in a mixture of architectural styles and elements from Greco-Roman to Renaissance.
These take the place of the freestanding and usually rounded pillars common in other architectural styles. Occasionally the large columns and entablature that form the facade of a building are surmounted by a similar but smaller decorative structure, whose columns are usually pilasters rather than pillars.
Summary: Dh398m project will see mosques being built in a variety of architectural styles
Stretching on 45,000 square meters, work to build the Mosque began in 1979, as a total of 50 engineers collaborated to erect the holy compound, which blends a slew of architectural styles, augmented by local design.
His work follows in the tradition of other great architectural photographers, like Julius Shulman, but whereas Shulman tended toward more glamorous settings, Singalovski focuses on two of the most scorned architectural styles in Israel, or anywhere really: modernist apartment blocks, and Brutalism, both of which are closely identified with Israel's early history.

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