Top 6 types of Architectural Styles

Architecture is defined as an art of designing and constructing buildings and other physical structures. This incredible art also make use of science and technical knowledge in order to give a form and structure to creativity and imagination. This mixture of incredible art and science implement a design that transforms into functional and pleasing architecture.

Indian Architecture:

Indian Architectural designs reflect the diverse culture and religious tradition of the country. This incredible style of design has its own uniqueness and significance in the form of structure, design and decorative surfaces. Ancient Indian Architecture was influenced by the western design form especially from the Buddhist stupa to the Colonial Era. This architectural style is unique, simple and flowing in design.


Adirondack Architecture:

This style of art gives a rugged finish to the structure design which is mainly used for structure like rustic cabins, boathouses, custom homes and log cabins. This outstanding architectural style was introduced by William West Durant in 1880’s that spread through the Adirondack Mountains.


Adam Style:

Named after a renowned British architect Robert Adam, the design was originated from the Neoclassical design in the eighteenth century and is more popular in England and America most evident during the structural buildings constructed between 1790s to the 1830s.


Art Nouveau Style:

Art Nouveau means ‘New Style’ in French and was introduced as an outcome of the efforts put in by known European artists who held a revolt against formal and classical design. Originally this design was originated in Paris in the eighteenth century. The design of the buildings often has asymmetrical shapes, arches, Japanese motifs, mosaics and decorative surfaces like curving, floral, motifs and plant like embellishments.


Victorian Architecture:

It is style of architecture, popularly used in Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria.  It was characterized by decorative surfaces, massive construction, simplicity and fluidity.


Islamic Architecture:

Islamic architecture encompasses a wide range of both secular and religious styles from the early history till present. It mainly includes structure design like the tombs, mosques and forts. This typical art form includes domes, geometric shapes, towers and Islamic calligraphy.


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