Definitions for "Architectural style"
a collection of constraints and properties of components and connectors
a coordinated set of architectural constraints that restricts the roles/features of architectural elements and the allowed relationships among those elements within any architecture that conforms to that style
a named, coordinated set of architectural constraints
a sort of skeleton which can help in understanding and analyzing concrete software architectures which are instances
The characteristic form and detail of buildings from a particular historical period or school of architecture, e.g. The Romanesque style, The Bauhaus School, The Post Modern School, the Neoclassical style, etc.
Architectural style is a way of classifying architecture largely by morphological characteristics - in terms of form, techniques, materials, etc. However, this is not a holistic way of understanding architectural works because of the emphasis on the details of style. It overlaps with, and emerges from the study of the evolution and history of architecture, but it is slightly different in its emphasis.
a recurring abstract pattern of high-level software system
a recurring pattern of system organization
(1) Defines a family of systems in terms of a pattern of structural organization. Commonly used styles include pipes and filters, layers, rule-based systems, and blackboards. (2) Characterizes a family of systems that are related by sharing structural and semantic properties. architectural view. A representation of a whole system from the perspective of a related set of concerns. [IEEE Std 1471-2000
General term for furniture and clock CASES, bearing architectural features, for example, COLUMNS and PEDIMENTS.
Generally the appearance and character of a building's design and construction.
The design or appearance of a building.
an attribute of an architecture that reduces the set of available forms and imposes a degree of uniformity on that architecture
Keywords:  thing, good
a good thing
Keywords:  art, kind, form
architecture as a kind of art form