Architecture is the art and science of designing buildings. People who design buildings are architects.
People have designed buildings in different styless.
- Ancient Greeks and Romans made Classical architecture. Classical buildings have stone columns with designs on. They have beams laid across them.
- People in the Middle Ages made Gothic architecture. Gothic buildings have big, pointed windows and arches. To see Gothic architecture, look at churches.
- Modern architecture was a new type of architecture first created in about 1900. Modern buildings have little decoration and are often made of steel, glass and concrete.