›PROPERTYthe job or activity of designing buildings: He earned a master's degree in architecture.
›PROPERTYa particular type of building: environmentally sustainable architecture
›ITthe design and structure of a computer system, which controls what equipment can be connected to it and what software can operate on it: hardware/software architectureTheir software architecture is good and they continue to show good growth.
›the structure of an organization, which influences the relationship between its parts and employees: He regards this as an opportunity to deliver a radical new departmental architecture. → See alsoinformation architecture