Definitions for Architect
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Architect.
someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
A professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction.
Plato made the causes of things to be matter, ideas, and an efficient architect.
A person who plans, devises or contrives the achievement of a desired result.
Peisistratus was the first architect of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
To design, plan, or orchestrate.
He architected the military coup against the government.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: architectus, Lat.
The architect’s glory consists in the designment and idea of the work; his ambition should be to make the form triumph over the matter. Henry Wotton.
The hasty multitude
Admiring enter’d, and the work some praise,
And some the architect: his hand was known
In heav’n, by many a tow’red structure high,
Where scepter’d angels held their residence,
And sat as princes. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. i.
This inconvenience the divine architect of the body obviated. John Ray, on the Creation.
An irreligious Moor,
Chief architect and plotter of these woes. William Shakespeare, Tit. Andron.
An architect is a person who plans, designs and oversees the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to provide services in connection with the design of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings that have human occupancy or use as their principal purpose. Etymologically, the term architect derives from the Latin architectuscode: lat promoted to code: la , which derives from the Greek (arkhi-, chief + tekton, builder), i.e., chief builder.The professional requirements for architects vary from location to location. An architect's decisions affect public safety and thus the architect must undergo specialized training consisting of advanced education and a practicum (or internship) for practical experience to earn a license to practice architecture. Practical, technical, and academic requirements for becoming an architect vary by jurisdiction though the formal study of architecture in academic institutions has played a pivotal role in the development of the profession.
An architect is a licensed professional who designs and plans structures such as houses, office buildings, bridges, and other physical environments. They may also supervise the construction of these structures. Their work includes creating detailed and scaled drawings, ensuring that structures are functional, safe, economical, and suit the needs of the people who use them. They must also consider zoning laws, building codes, and environmental factors in their designs.
a person skilled in the art of building; one who understands architecture, or makes it his occupation to form plans and designs of buildings, and to superintend the artificers employed
a contriver, designer, or maker
Etymology: [L. architectus, architecton, Gr. chief artificer, master builder; pref. 'archi- (E. archi-) + workman, akin to art, skill, to produce: cf. F. architecte, It. architetto. See Technical.]
An architect is a person trained and licensed to plan, design, and oversee the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to provide services in connection with the design and construction of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings, that have as their principal purpose human occupancy or use. Etymologically, architect derives from the Latin architectus, which derives from the Greek arkhitekton, i.e., chief builder. Professionally, an architect's decisions affect public safety, and thus an architect must undergo specialized training consisting of advanced education and a practicum for practical experience to earn a license to practice architecture. Practical, technical, and academic requirements for becoming an architect vary by jurisdiction. The terms architect and architecture are also used in the disciplines of landscape architecture, naval architecture and often information technology. In most jurisdictions, the professional and commercial uses of the terms "architect" and "landscape architect" are legally protected.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ärk′i-tekt, n. a master-builder: one who designs buildings and superintends their erection: a maker: any contriver, as the Creator.—adjs. Architecton′ic, pertaining to architecture: constructive: controlling, having direction: (metaph.) pertaining to the arrangement of knowledge.—n. the science of architecture: the systematic arrangement of knowledge.—adj. Architect′ural.—n. Architect′ure, the art or science of building: structure: in specific sense, one of the fine arts, the art of architecture—also used of any distinct style, e.g. Gothic, Byzantine architecture. [Gr. architektōn—archi-, chief, and tektōn, a builder.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Architect' in Nouns Frequency: #1481
The numerical value of Architect in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Architect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
King Abdullah was the architect of the current strategy to keep production high and force out smaller players instead of cutting.
I was on the front lines of Benghazi, the Russian reset, all of President Obama's failed foreign policy forays, including his failed strategy of reaching out to Iran, and she was an author and the architect of his failed foreign policies, so I want to be involved in 2016 and hold her accountable for her decisions.
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines - so they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
Every one is the architect of his own fortune.
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Translations for Architect
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- مهندس معماري, معماريArabic
- архітэ́ктарка, архітэ́ктарBelarusian
- arquitecteCatalan, Valencian
- architektka, architektCzech
- Architekt, ArchitektinGerman
- arquitecta, arquitectoSpanish
- arhitekt, kavandajaEstonian
- suunnitella, arkkitehti, suunnittelijaFinnish
- architecturer, architecteFrench
- dealbhadair thogalach, ailteir, ailtireScottish Gaelic
- אדריכלית, אדריכלHebrew
- építész, építészmérnökHungarian
- ideatore, architettoItalian
- 建築家, 건축가Korean
- bouwmeester, architectDutch
- arkitektNorwegian Nynorsk
- arquitècte, architècteOccitan
- arquiteto, arquiteta, arquitetarPortuguese
- arhitectă, arhitectRomanian
- архитектор, зодчийRussian
- arhitekta, архитектаSerbo-Croatian
- arkitekte, arkitektAlbanian
- கட்டட வடிவமைப்பாளர்Tamil
- kiến trúc sưVietnamese
- hibumavan, jibumavan, bumavanVolapük
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