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- n. architecture as a kind of art form
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In the third dream, I would be strolling through a house, a large and beautifully designed building whose architectural style changed every time — Mediaeval stone one night and modern steel-and-glass the next, Elizabethan half-timbered or nineteenth-century brick terrace.
Greek, Roman, and Asiatic elements were fused in a curious alembic one result of which was an architectural style that later, and modified by many peoples, was to serve as the foundation-stone of the
In this part of Boston-even on my own street, Beacon Street-the architectural style is most often plain; the buildings, whether designed as places of business or family dwellings, are flat-fronted and without ornament, save for the occasional pediment or pilaster.
The Bilbao Guggenheim is barely a decade old, so it is much too early to know how its idiosyncratic architectural style will age, aesthetically and functionally, although its current popularity is incontestable.
The architectural style of the Buildings is Late Victorian Philanthropic.