Adjectives for Architecture | Words to describe Architecture


How do you describe Architecture?

  • 1. The complete adaptation of pueblo architecture to the country in which it is found has been commented on. 🔊
  • 2. It is more frequently and more noticeably in domestic architecture than elsewhere that the motto is found. 🔊
  • 3. In Grecian architecture, almost every characteristic feature can be traced to an origin in wooden buildings. 🔊
  • 4. Bremen can boast of a thousand years history, and has many fine examples of ancient architecture, notably around the market place. 🔊
  • 5. This was their inspiration, and we may see its effect in many details of ecclesiastic architecture in the Sevillian churches. 🔊
  • 6. The flamboyant architecture, the great verandas, rich furniture, and richer dresses awed us mightily. 🔊
  • 7. In no city in the Union are the business quarters more solid and substantial; in none is the domestic architecture more attractive. 🔊
  • 8. The whole building throughout is only of three stories, for French architecture has a horror of high buildings. 🔊
  • 9. As the architecture of a country always follows the earliest structures, American architecture should be a refinement of the log-house. 🔊
  • 10. This country palace, built in chaste Italian architecture, is fitted with every convenience and luxury. 🔊
  • 11. Their house, an incongruous example of Mid-Victorian architecture, was still suffused for them with the sentimental glamour of their wedding day. 🔊
  • 12. The squat, shingled spirelet of Slaugham Church and its decorated architecture mark the spot where many of this knightly race lie buried. 🔊
  • 13. Four-fifths of all the meritorious public buildings, the modern banks also, and nearly all the ecclesiastical architecture that deserves the name, may be referred to the same period. 🔊
  • 14. It has the seal of martyrs and confessors; the noblest books; a sublime architecture; a ritual marked by the same secular merits, nothing cheap or purchasable. 🔊
  • 15. These Streets are separated by two Churches, the Fronts whereof are magnificent, and of regular Architecture. 🔊
  • 16. Over and above this draconian architecture of the earth a veil of gray woods hung thinner like a vapor; woods which the witchcraft of the sea had, as usual, both blighted and blown out of shape. 🔊
  • 17. I well remember being puzzled by several of those which I sketched there, and which appeared to me to differ from ordinary contemporary Italian architecture in other localities. 🔊
  • 18. The noble architecture of the town, the nice clean streets, which are neither too narrow to look sombre, nor too broad not to be easily spanned by garlands of flowers, all united to produce the happiest effect. 🔊
  • 19. Musing in this manner, he walked on until he found himself in one of the principal streets of St. Petersburg, in front of a house of antiquated architecture. 🔊
  • 20. Words of mine cannot give any idea of that sublime architecture, which resembled no earthly order, though it seemed to partake of both the Saracenic and the Indian. 🔊
  • 21. Nor did the fact that all the wording on the shops was Spanish, nor even the sight of a building of pure modern Spanish architecture rouse us from our cloudy resignation. 🔊
  • 22. There are many antiquarians who affect to despise the rude architecture of the Celts, nay, who would think the name of architecture disgraced if applied to cromlechs and bee-hive huts. 🔊
  • 23. The styles called Romanesque and Lombardic are but geographical varieties of the same architecture and from these the Saxon and Norman styles were soon to be developed. 🔊
  • 24. It is much more operative in relation to Romano-Gothic architecture, mystic literature, and sociological knowledge than in relation, for instance, to my memories of travels. 🔊
  • 25. The street is narrow, and retains many antique peculiarities; though, unquestionably, English domestic architecture has lost its most impressive features, in the course of the last century. 🔊
  • 26. Making allowance for the absence of the pyramidal foundations, it has more resemblance to some of the great constructions in Central America than to any thing peculiar to the later period of Peruvian architecture. 🔊
  • 27. Whatever is excellent and beautiful in civil, rural, or ecclesiastic architecture; in fountain, garden, or grounds; the English noble crosses sea and land to see and to copy at home. 🔊
  • 28. It is one of the most regular pieces of Italian architecture I met with in Spain, and would have produced a highly satisfactory effect if its upper arches had been semi-circular instead of elliptic. 🔊
  • 29. Here we find sham pillars, giving a false architecture; sham niches, containing sham statues; sham clouds, forming an absurd ceiling; and almost every falsity which a falsely constituted mind could perpetrate. 🔊
  • 30. If asked what predominant sensation Spanish Architecture had produced in my mind, I think I should be inclined to say, that of the manifestation of an entire indifference to expense. 🔊
  • 31. An Architect's Note-book in Spain principally illustrating the domestic architecture of that country. 🔊
  • 32. The florid Spanish Plateresque of the former, and the cinque-cento carving of the latter, took precedence of the more regular Greco-Roman architecture aimed at by the architect of the house now under notice. 🔊
  • 33. Of those last, the Spanish critics, who have been sometimes accused of overduly estimating what they call Greco-Roman architecture, early showed what I regard as a fair appreciation. 🔊
  • 34. IN noticing my ninety-first sketch I took occasion to comment on the difference which existed between Spanish and Catalonian architecture, and Spanish and Catalonian character. 🔊
  • 35. OF the very picturesque specimen of domestic architecture illustrated in Plate XX., and bearing the local name of the Casa de Monterey, but little seems to be known. 🔊
  • 36. Happily such churches as this are rare, and it can be truly said that ecclesiastical architecture and decoration has made great strides with us in recent years, and that in very many instances it is rigidly truthful as well as beautiful. 🔊
  • 37. Mexicans and Peruvians were settled in what deserved to be called cities; they had developed a monumental and elaborately decorated architecture; they were industrious in the arts known to them, though ignorant of iron. 🔊

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