a person who engages in the profession of architecture.
a person professionally engaged in the design of certain large constructions other than buildings and the like:
landscape architect; naval architect.
the deviser, maker, or creator of anything:
the architects of the Constitution of the United States.
to plan, organize, or structure as an architect:
The house is well architected.
a person qualified to design buildings and to superintend their erection
a person similarly qualified in another form of construction: a naval architect
any planner or creator: the architect of the expedition
(transitive) to plan or create (something, esp a computer system)
1550s, from Middle French architecte, from Latin architectus, from Greek arkhitekton “master builder, director of works,” from arkhi- “chief” (see archon) + tekton “builder, carpenter” (see texture). An Old English word for it was heahcræftiga “high-crafter.”
the science of planning and constructing buildings. Historical Examples What was in him was mastery over the architectonics of verse. The Last Harvest John Burroughs The first subject was more massive than musical and was built on the architectonics of Liszt and Tschaïkowsky. Melomaniacs James Huneker For the architectonics of poetry he had not the […]
- Architectural bronze
a brass alloy of about 57 percent copper, 41 percent zinc, and 2 percent lead.
of or relating to : architectural metals. conforming to the basic principles of . having the qualities of ; characteristic of ; structural; architectonic. Contemporary Examples The screeching vehicle left tire tracks on the architectural relic, which dates back to the Ming Dynasty. High Speed Scandal: Ferrari Incident Rocks China Melinda Liu September 4, 2012 […]
of or relating to : architectural metals. conforming to the basic principles of . having the qualities of ; characteristic of ; structural; architectonic. Historical Examples architecturally the tower may be said to be a connecting link between the romanesque and Norman styles. Oxford and its Story Cecil Headlam The interior of this mosque is […]