style of architecture


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n style of architecture architecture as a kind of art form
    • ***


In literature:

In literary performances, as in Gothic architecture, the taste of the age is largely in favor of the pointed styles.
"The Atlantic Monthly , Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858" by Various
The house, though of a primitive style of architecture, was better than most of those I had passed.
"Paddy Finn" by W. H. G. Kingston
In nothing are the national traces more distinctly marked than in the different styles of architecture.
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
It took us weeks, however, to decide in what particular style of architecture it should be built.
"Our Home in the Silver West" by Gordon Stables
The architecture is, for the most part, in a pure style; and many of the edifices are of a very beautiful structure.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
The architecture of this newest office presented a mixture of three styles.
"The Fairfax County Courthouse" by Ross D. Netherton
Of what style its architecture may be I cannot say.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
Few of the mouldings of Greek architecture are to be traced to anterior styles.
"Architecture" by Thomas Roger Smith
The discrepancy observable in the style of its architecture, may also possibly be regarded as enforcing the same opinion.
"Architectural Antiquities of Normandy" by John Sell Cotman
But, as he goes on, the architecture of the style becomes richer and more complex, the epithet more precise and intellectual.
"A Critic in Pall Mall" by Oscar Wilde

In news:

The building is one of the last of its style of architecture left in Syracuse.
In the years between the world wars, everything from furniture and fashion to architecture and industrial design came under the sway of a flashy art style variously known as Industrial Moderne, Jazz Moderne and Streamline Moderne.
West Virginia state park lodges may be better known for their scenic views, guest amenities and proximity to outdoor activities than they are their style of architecture.
The owner of this 35,000-square-foot Tudor-style mansion in the Bay Area decided not to demolish the grand home after his family fell in love with the architecture.--Stefanos Chen.
Architect's home, examples of his Prairie Style architecture in Oak Park near Chicago.
No single architectural style prevails among the commercial buildings of downtown.
Gabby's whimsical architecture exhibits an imaginative sense of style.
"Whatever you think of his buildings, Niemeyer has stamped on the world a Brazilian style of architecture ," Dennis Sharp, a British architect and author of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Architects and Architecture , once said of Niemeyer.
On an architecture tour through downtown Fayetteville, Daws pointed out several styles, all within a walk of each other.
One of the most easily recognizable architectural styles is the A-frame, ubiquitous in the construction of lake and mountain homes.
This style of architecture, which has been utilized throughout history, was incredibly popular in the US during the 1950s.
Beyond allegiance to a fixed architectural style, Modernism aimed to achieve purity of design by applying order, logic, reason, economics, and new technologies to a bold reimagination of space that is both organic and purposeful.
When asked to describe the architectural style of Messana O'Rorke, he doesn't care for minimalist either.
If y'all read my intro column, Dancing About Pueblo Revival Style Architecture, you already know I dig making podcasts of Nuevo Mexicano music for my blog, Things in Light.
The nearly 6-decade-old Winnwood Shopping Center is undergoing a major facelift — the new version having as much sex appeal as curb appeal, retro in style and boasting touches of mid-century modern architectural forms.

In science:

Architectural Styles and the Design of Network-based Software Architectures.
An Architectural Design for Brokered Collaborative Content Delivery System
Architectural Styles and the Design of Network-based Software Architectures . PhD thesis, University of California, Irvine, 2000. [std:soap] Don Box, David Ehnebuske, Gopal Kakivaya, Andrew Layman, Noah Mendelsohn, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, Satish Thatte, and Dave Winer.
IVOA Recommendation: Universal Worker Service Pattern Version 1.0
This paper puts forward an architecture that combines several established NL generation techniques adapted for a particular application, namely the presentation of ND style proofs.
Planning Argumentative Texts
Our work is motivated by a range of previous examples of the use of process algebra in the area of architectural description languages (ADL’s). We mention Wright (based on CSP ), Darwin (based on the p-calculus ), and PADL , which is inspired by Wright and Darwin and focuses on architectural styles.
Software (Re-)Engineering with PSF II: from architecture to implementation
Levy, ‘‘Using LOTOS Patterns to Characterize Architectural Styles,’’ in Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Algebraic Methodology and Software Technology, LNCS, 1999.
Software (Re-)Engineering with PSF II: from architecture to implementation