1. The profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of furnishings and decorations, supervision of construction work, and the examination, restoration, or remodeling of existing buildings.
2. The art or science of building; specifically : the art or practice of designing and building structures and especially habitable ones
3. The complex or carefully designed structure of something