Baroque architecture is the building style of the Baroque era, begun in late 16th-century Italy, that took the Roman vocabulary of Renaissance architecture and used it in a new rhetorical and theatrical fashion, often to express the triumph of the Catholic Church and the absolutist state.
Neoclassical architecture style encompasses the styles of Federal and Greek Revival architecture which were a major influence during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Perhaps the single greatest example of these architectural styles is the United States Capitol Building, for which construction began in 1793. Thomas Jefferson wanted Congress housed in a replica of an ancient Roman temple.
Neoclassical architecture was a revival of Classical architecture during the 18th and early 19th centuries. The movement focused on the logic of entire Classical volumes, and is characterized by grandeur of scale and simplicity of geometric forms.
The Pilgrimage Church of Wies (German: Wieskirche) is an oval church in rococo style, designed in the late 1740s by brothers J. B. and Dominikus Zimmermann, the latter of whom lived nearby for the last eleven years of his life. It is located in the foothills of the Alps, in the municipality of Steingaden in the Weilheim-Schongau district, Bavaria, Germany.
Rococo style: interior design, the decorative arts, painting, architecture, and sculpture that originated in Paris in the early 18th century but was soon adopted throughout France and later in other countries,mostly in Germany and Austria. It is characterized by lightness, elegance, and an exuberant use of curving, natural forms in ornamentation.