Meaning of ARCHITECTURE in English

[ar.chi.tec.ture] n (1555) 1: the art or science of building; specif: the art or practice of designing and building structures and esp. habitable ones

2. a: formation or construction as or as if as the result of conscious act "the ~ of the garden" b: a unifying or coherent form or structure "the novel lacks ~"

3: architectural product or work

4: a method or style of building

5: the manner in which the components of a computer or computer system are organized and integrated

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.