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Architectural styles

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.

Architectural styles - Top Four Results

Architectural style Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau

Although it was popular only for a few years, the flowing lines and organic forms of this style spread across the world

Architectural style Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts

A style that urged for a return to craftsmanship and which rebelled against industrialisation

Architectural style Scottish Baronial

Scottish Baronial

A revivalist style of architecture that emerged during the mid-19th century in Scotland

Architectural styles - Other Results

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Brutalism

Consider Brutalism as architecture in the raw, with an emphasis on materials, textures and construction

Architectural style

High Tech

High Tech was a development of British Modernist architecture from the late 1960s

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Modernism

The most important of all new styles of 20th century architecture and design

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Postmodernism

Postmodernism describes the styles of architecture and the decorative arts that were a reaction to Modernism

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