Across history, buildings have been pushed, pulled, poured and stretched into all sorts of shapes and styles. Whether in response to new technologies, anticipation of the future, or an interest in the past, architecture is a living reminder of our ever-shifting tastes and concerns.
This is architecture that looks back to a Classical past.
Gothic is the architecture of the pointed arch, the rib vault, the flying buttress, window tracery, pinnacles and spires.
Consider Brutalism as architecture in the raw, with an emphasis on materials, textures and construction, producing highly expressive forms.
High Tech was a development of British Modernist architecture from the late 1960s and was a concept, rather than a style.
Postmodernism describes the styles of architecture and the decorative arts that were a reaction to Modernism and the Modern Movement.