Construction, especially of buildings, on a grand scale.
More example sentences
- This in a time when there was an obsession with structural monumentalism.
- If this is cultural arrogance, it has perhaps some of its roots in insecurity and takes a tangible form in architectural monumentalism.
- In designing the embassy, the architects were faced with the challenge of finding a symbolically appropriate architectural expression, while refraining from monumentalism.
Definition of monumentalism in:
- The US English dictionary