…Isms, Understanding Architectural Styles (2006)

Contents

Ancient & Pre-Renaissance
Pre-Classicism
Indism
Proto-Classicism
Hellenic Classicism
Confucianism
Roman Classicism
Pre-Columbianism
Shintoism
Christian Classicism
Islamicism
Indo-Khmerism
Gothic Scholasticism
Gothic Commercialism

Renaissance
Inventionism
Humanism
Idealism
Mannerism
Pietism
Regional Classicism
Baroque
Absolutism
Anglican Empiricism
Rococo
Palladianism
Georgian Urbanism

Early Modern
Neoclassicism
Exoticism
Sublimism
Structural Rationalism
Materialism
Medievalism
Victorianism
Monumental Urbanism
Anti-Urbanism
Decorative Industrialism
Imperialism

Modernism
Expressionism
Usonianism
Constructivism
Purism
Rationalism
Functionalism
Skyscraperism
Totalitarianism
Corporatism
Brutalism

Beyond Modernism
Structuralism
Regionalism
Metabolism
Postmodernism
Technoism
Neo-Rationalism
Deconstructivism
Ecoism
Metarotionalism

Glossary
aedicule
aisle
arcade
arch
architect
architrave
Arts and Crafts
atrium
axis
axonometric
baluster
barrel vault
basilica
both-and
brise soleil
buttress
cable net
cantilever
CIAM
cladding
clerestory
client
cloister
colonnade
corbel
cornice
crossing
cupola
curtain wall
dome
emergence technology
entablature
entasis
facade
fluting
footprint
foyer
frame
gable
glazing
golden section
icon
ideal city
isometric
IT
junk space
mezzanine
Modernism
nave
occupier
orders
orthogonal drawings
panel
parapet
pediment
peristyle
piano nobile
piazza
picturesque
pier
pilaster
pillar
piloti
podium
polychromy
portico
prefabrication
prostyle
quadrangle
render
revival
rustication
services
shell
space time
spire
squinch
stucco
symbolism
Team X
terracotta
torus
transept
user
vault
vernacular
volute
ziggurat
zoning

Sources Cited

Melvin, Jeremy. Isms… Understanding Architectural Styles. New York, NY: Universal Publishing, 2006.

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