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Category: Architectural Styles

Modern Architecture – Part 1 (Functionalism)

Modernism(1900-1950) focuses on simplicity, minimalism and a rejection of ornament. Also, the designers of Modern architecture concentrated on functionality of buildings. Discovery of new materials and construction technologies led to […]

Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau Architecture – A New Freedom For Art

Art Nouveau Architecture(1890-1914) is an international style of art, architecture and applied arts. It encompassed all areas of design – architecture, graphic design, fine arts, industrial design, furniture design, etc. […]

Palladian Architecture – Important Features and Examples

One of the most widely used Neoclassical architecture (1720-1830)is the Palladian Architecture/Palladianism. It refers to works of 16th century Venetian architect Andrea Palladio. Characteristics/Features of Palladian Architecture Symmetry Strict proportion […]

Romanesque Architecture – A Quick Reference

Romanesque Architecture, an architectural style of medieval Europe, emerged as the dominant architectural style ranging between 6th to 11th century. The design and style was mostly borrowed from Roman art […]

Ancient Greek Architecture

Ancient Greek Architecture – 3 Classical Orders

The columns and temples are the significant architectural creations of Ancient Greek Architecture. Balance and proportions were the concepts of Architectural beauty. Parthenon in Athens is recognized as their special […]

Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia(4500-2000BC) is considered as one of the earliest civilizations. Years ago, our ancestors learned to control fire, build social links with each other, attachment with the remains of the dead, […]

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