Architecture occupies a special place in art culture as a basis for the synthesis of all other types of art, including painting, sculpture, arts and crafts.
Architecture is primarily the art of creating (designing and building) buildings, structures and their complexes. This is a phenomenon of material culture and at the same time one of the leading types of plastic art, based on the unity of the principles of beauty and usefulness. As an art form, it forms a spatial environment for human life and activity, expresses social ideas in artistic and aesthetic images.
In the history of architecture known Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Classicism, Art Nouveau, Constructivism, etc.