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  Architectural style - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Architectural style is a way of classifying architecture largely by morphological characteristics - in terms of form, techniques, materials, etc. However it is not a holistic way of understanding architectural works because of its emphasis on style.
It overlaps with, and emerges from the study of the evolution and history of architecture, but it is slightly different in its emphasis.
While in architectural history, the study of, for instance, Gothic architecture would include all the aspects of the cultural context that went into the making of these structures, architectural style is a way of classifying architecture that gives emphasis to the characteristic features of Gothic architecture, leading to a terminology such as Gothic "style".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Architectural_style   (200 words)

 Renaissance architectural style - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Renaissance architectural style   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Style of architecture that began in 15th-century Italy, based on the revival of classical, especially Roman, architecture developed by Brunelleschi.
Renaissance architecture in England is exemplified by the Queen's House at Greenwich, London, built by Inigo Jones in 1637 and in France by the Louvre Palace built for François I in 1546.
In Spain, a flamboyant style called Plateresque emerged, known also as ‘Manuellian’ in Portugal, which was a mixture of Renaissance and Gothic architectural forms;; a typical facade was that of the university at Salamanca, completed in 1529.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Renaissance+architectural+style   (341 words)

 Issues of Historic Preservation, Chapter5
The style was largely influenced by the architecture of Palladio, a 16th-century Italian architect who derived and interpreted much of his detailing from classical elements, including the use of pediments, pilasters, and the familiar rounded top Palladian window.
The Queen Anne style, most popular at the turn of the century as a residential style, was the culmination of the picturesque, romantic styles of the 19th century, for it essentially proclaimed that anything goes.
The style was adapted to the U.S. and was used throughout this country from the turn of the century to the 1930s.
www.emich.edu /public/geo/335book/335ch5.html   (5943 words)

 Fielding Dissertation: CHAPTER 3: Network-based Architectural Styles
For example, the flboard architectural style [95] consists of a central repository and a set of components (knowledge sources) that operate opportunistically upon the repository.
The architectural properties are relative in the sense that adding an architectural constraint may improve or reduce a given property, or simultaneously improve one aspect of the property and reduce some other aspect of the property.
The event-based integration style provides strong support for extensibility through the ease of adding new components that listen for events, for reuse by encouraging a general event interface and integration mechanism, and for evolution by allowing components to be replaced without affecting the interfaces of other components [53].
www.ics.uci.edu /~fielding/pubs/dissertation/net_arch_styles.htm   (5958 words)

 RCHS: Local Architecture and Historic Preservation
Architectural style is often an important key to understanding how a community or neighborhood has developed over time.
During the 19th century, when many of the County's residences were built, most architectural styles in use were first developed in the prosperous mercantile cities of this country or in Europe.
The Bungalow Style became a popular early-20th century house style that can be seen in newer city neighborhoods and suburban communities throughout the County.
www.rchsonline.org /ar_basic.htm   (319 words)

 Fielding Dissertation: CHAPTER 5: Representational State Transfer (REST)
REST is a hybrid style derived from several of the network-based architectural styles described in Chapter 3 and combined with additional constraints that define a uniform connector interface.
Unlike the distributed object style [31], where all data is encapsulated within and hidden by the processing components, the nature and state of an architecture's data elements is a key aspect of REST.
Option 2, the mobile object style [50], provides information hiding while enabling specialized processing of the data via its unique rendering engine, but limits the functionality of the recipient to what is anticipated within that engine and may vastly increase the amount of data transferred.
www.ics.uci.edu /~fielding/pubs/dissertation/rest_arch_style.htm   (6453 words)

 The Adaptive Object-Model Architectural Style
Architectures that are designed to adapt at runtime to new user requirement by retrieving descriptive information that can be interpreted at runtime are sometimes called a "reflective architecture" or a "meta-architecture".
This paper describes the Adaptive Object-Models architectural style and the consequences of using it.
The purpose of the Objectiva architecture is to organize the parts of the system as effectively as possible in order to maximize their reuse.
www.adaptiveobjectmodel.com /WICSA3/ArchitectureOfAOMsWICSA3.htm   (4731 words)

 Attribute-Based Architectural Styles
An architectural style is a description of component types and their topology.
Architectural styles are important engineering artifacts because they define classes of designs along with their associated known properties.
Architectural styles, and hence ABASs, are powerful because they provide a designer with the concentrated wisdom of many preceding designers faced with similar problems.
www.sei.cmu.edu /publications/documents/99.reports/99tr022/99tr022abstract.html   (231 words)

 Architectural Style : Scottish Baronial
In Scotland the violence and insecurity of the later Middle Ages, especially along the border with England, meant that tower houses proliferated from the late 14th century well into the 17th century.
The popular novelist Sir Walter Scott, so fascinated by Scotland's past, was the first to revive the baronial style in Abbotsford, the house he built in 1816.
Thereafter the style was taken up c.1830 by William Burn (1789-1870), whose pupil David Bryce (1803-76) became its most celebrated exponent.
www.building-history.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /Style/Baronial.htm   (399 words)

 Architectural Style
The problem in copying mainland architectural styles is simply that most of them were not developed for an open air environment, which is one of the reasons the Hawaiian lifestyle is so popular.
The architectural works of C.W. Dickey and others who have sought to create a Hawaiiana style should be viewed as part of a metamorphosis, rather than as idioms to be copied endlessly.
However, many times they were limited, not so much by their imagination, but by the availability of materials and the willingness of others to let go of their attachments to cliched forms which had lost their utilitarian purpose.
www.geckostone.com /architecturalstyle.html   (443 words)

 Octagon House: 1850-1860 - Oldhouseweb.com
Dormer windows are unusual for this style house, which usually included a cupola.
The eight-sided house was more than an architectural invention to Fowler -- he extolled it as the pathway to a healthier lifestyle.
Most octagons, however, were built of wood or brick, which in fact, meant higher costs to adapt these structural materials to the 135 degree contours of the octagon.
www.oldhouseweb.com /stories/Detailed/10478.shtml   (790 words)

 Architecture Coach Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Learn about the roots of Southern architecture, and you’ll be able to spot influences in your market area and help your buyers find a home that is elegant yet comfortable for day-to-day living.
Charming and practical, this architecture style inspires as much enthusiasm today as when introduced in the late 1800s.
The style has its roots in the Arts and Crafts movement that emerged in England during the 1880s, countering the formality and excess of the Victorian period and the dehumanizing effects of the Industrial Revolution.
www.realtor.org /rmomag.NSF/pages/archcoach?OpenDocument   (740 words)

 java.net: The WARS Architectural Style
The Model, View, and Controller roles of the MVC architectural style have been offered as a means of categorizing components in web application frameworks, but in my previous article on this topic, I argued that the attempts to implement these distinctions have failed to show that this is a correct approach.
A correct approach would be to create a new hypothetical style that describes best practices already used in the problem space, instead of prescribing an architectural style from a distantly related problem space.
Its name is Shocks, and I wrote it as a proof of concept for this architectural style.
today.java.net /pub/a/today/2004/01/27/wars.html   (1595 words)

 Salem Massachusetts Architecture.
This style arose out of the young nation's desire to identify with the ideals and architecture of the ancient Greek Republic and was heightened by the Greek Revolution in 1821.
The Italianate style was inspired by the vernacular farmhouse architecture of the Italian country villas.
Other Victorian forms such as the "Stick" style are well represented in the Salem Willows area while examples of the Queen Anne Victorian style are scattered throughout the city.
www.salemweb.com /guide/arch/houses2.shtml   (332 words)

 Analyzing and Refining an Architectural Style - Ciancarini, Mascolo (ResearchIndex)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Architectural styles have been introduced in [1] in order to classify and analyze software architectures.
In that paper, Z was used as a notation to specify and study architectural styles, however some problems remained open concerning specification and analysis of their behavioral properties.
We use a new operational semantics to describe and analyze an architectural style of distributed systems.
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /84296.html   (471 words)

 ORBSEARCH.COM | encyclopedia of knowledge
Roman architecture - Amphitheaters, basilicas, aqueducts, baths and temples constructed largely of stone, concrete and brick and featuring the development of the arch.
Gothic architecture - High naves with flying buttresses[?], bridges of stone and large windows sectioned into many small panes by stonework are features of this style.
Federal style[?] - (or Neoclassical architecture[?]) An American style exemplified by classical ornamentation and smooth sweeping surfaces, for example Monticello by Thomas Jefferson late 1700s early 1800s.
www.orbsearch.com /ar/Architectural_style.php   (462 words)

 The WARS Architectural Style   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
One of the central concepts in the evolving WARS architectural style is the protocol-neutral representational mechanism.
Since December, I've begun the process of divorcing the Shocks framework from the Servlet API and have refined the architectural style to be more protocol-neutral and general purpose.
Alex Rupp on 01/31, 08:03 PM · The WARS Architectural Style by Nipsu on 01/29, 04:56 PM · The WARS Architectural Style by Rodolfo de Paula on 01/29, 07:34 PM · The WARS Architectural Style by Nipsu on 01/30, 05:44 AM · API docs are coming with Unit tests by N.
www.theserverside.com /news/thread.jsp?thread_id=23625   (7534 words)

 RestWiki: Rest Architectural Style   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is the name given to the architectural style of the Web by RoyFielding.
The style shares similarities with many other architectures, but if you had to choose one that it most closely resembled, that would probably be TupleSpaces.
REST is also conceptually close to the Unix style and its more-consistent implementation in the Unix successors Plan 9 and Inferno.
rest.blueoxen.net /cgi-bin/wiki.pl?RestArchitecturalStyle   (238 words)

 artSparx Store - Artisits Books - Interior Style
Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820 is a single-source book of pattern drawings illustrating the form, character, scale, and proportion of Federal Style ornament and detail built in New England primarily from 1780 to 1820.
Explore the evolution of Italian style from many decorative influences spanning centuries of art and design: the balance and symmetry of Roman architecture; the flamboyance and opulence of grand Renaissance decoration; and the use of earthy colors such as Naples Yellow and Tuscan Red.
Whether that style is the mid-century modern of Corbusier and the Eameses, or the cross-cultural awareness of the sixties, or the Pop Art and plastic of the seventies, Ranch House Style offers inspiration and instruction on re-creating these looks in your own home.
www.artsparx.com /store_bookstyle.asp   (2122 words)

 Roman Wall Painting
Roman wall painting is described as having four distinct styles, identified from the wall paintings found at Pompeii, Herculaneum, Boscoreal and other cities buried under the volcanic ash of Mt.
In the second style Roman wall painting, called the "architectural style," space extends beyond the room with various perspective ("illusion of three-dimensional space on a flat two-dimensional surface) devices.
The Fourth Style is also characterized by the open vistas and the use of aerial perspective, as well as the elaborate architectural framing.
www.accd.edu /sac/vat/arthistory/arts1303/Rome4.htm   (469 words)

 Adam style   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The style was predominant in England in the late 18th cent.
While in Italy he greatly admired the Palladian style and used classical Grecian and Roman ornaments in his designs for both buildings and furniture.
by grotesque is meant that beautiful light style of ornament used by the ancient Romans in the decoration of their palaces, baths, and villas." This is the basis of the Neoclassical style of which Adam was the principal British exponent.
ah.bfn.org /a/DCTNRY/a/adam.html   (470 words)

 Architectural Style: A Guide to Initiating Research
Style is defined by Herbert Pothorn in Architectural Styles as "distinctive aspects of any one age, historical period, or even region."
The site of the Society of Architectural Historians is a good starting place: http://www.sah.org/ See also Architecture and Building...Check the guide to Internet resources under headings History and Places.
This UNLV Architecture Library Research Guide prepared by Kevin Thompson and Jeanne Brown, April, 1996; revised by Jeanne Brown, April 1999.
library.nevada.edu /arch/rsrce/resguide/style.html   (465 words)

 Architectural Style   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Historically, both styles are related to the work of Frank Lloyd Wright.
(1900-1920) was a dominant force in the development of nearly all modern architecture after its inclusion in the widely influential Wasmuth Portfolio published in Germany in 1910.
The Art Deco Style, the International Style and the Art Moderne Style all have influences which can be traced to Wright's early, Prairie Style work.
www.arapahoeacres.org /arapahoe_acres_style.htm   (119 words)

 Architectural Style Guide at Loggia | Exploring Architectural Styles and Periods
Explore the styles which have shaped the world, from the classical orders of ancient Greek and Roman architecture...
this exuberant style 17th Century style is characterized by the dramatic use of classical elements and sculpture, complicated spatial geometry and volumes, as well as the daring use of color and decoration.
from Early Colonial, Jeffersonian, and Federal style architecture to the poetic Prairie Style residences of Frank Lloyd Wright.
www.loggia.com /designarts/architecture/styles/styleguide.html   (477 words)

 Amazon.com: Greek Design and Decoration: Three Centuries of Architectural Style: Books: Demetres Philippides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
His purpose is to deconstruct previous views of the history of architectural decoration and try to uncover the creators' intent, its importance to Greek society at the time, and the historical and cultural influences that provoked the vernacular Greek style.
The text guides readers through the splendors of Greek architecture, while the close-up photographs-ranging from small, simple rural homes and churches to strikingly decorated mansions and public buildings-showcase the distinctive elements of Greek style and provide ideas for incorporating that style into today's homes.
DIMITRIS PHILIPPIDES is an architect, urban planner, and a professor at the School of Architecture of the National Technical University in Athens.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0810966905?v=glance   (642 words)

 Etherington & Roberts. Dictionary--architectural style   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A 16th century style of finishing consisting of architectural motifs—porticoes, moldings, columns, pediments, arches, and the like.
This style, of which only a relatively few examples have survived, generally emphasized straight and curved fillets, interspaced with shaped tools.
The contents of the books bound in the architectural style seldom related to architecture.
palimpsest.stanford.edu /don/dt/dt0146.html   (84 words)

 Rest Architectural Style
The architecture does not call for total visibility of application semantics: it calls for limited visibility for the purpose of enabling an infrastructure.
REST was an attempt to conceptualize its architectural style - somewhat after the fact, and then becoming an influence on further development.
A REST architecture with HTTP and URIs removes these problems today (and avoids having to pay vendors for unfinished possibly non-interoperable SOAP implementations that are based on a protocol that is still a working draft).
www.c2.com /cgi/wiki?RestArchitecturalStyle   (6054 words)

 Citations: A Component- and Message-based Architectural Style for GUI Software - Taylor (ResearchIndex)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Moreover, the notion of style often maps well to widely used component integration infrastructures (such as EJB, HLA, CORBA) which prescribe the kinds of components allowed and the kinds of interactions that may take place between them.
is a component based architectural style which supports large grain reuse and flexible system composition, emphasizing weak bindings between components.
The C2 style has been chosen due to its ability to compose heterogeneous off the shelf components[10] The work of Rakic and Medvidovic[11] is....
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /context/100281/14365   (1140 words)

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