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architectonic

[¦är·kə‚tek¦tän·īk]
(architecture)
Pertaining to or in accordance with the principles of architecture.
Having the qualities of architecture in terms of structure and concept.
(geology)
Of forces that determine structure.

Architectonic

Related or conforming to technical architectural principles.

architectonic

Related or conforming to technical architectural principles.
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Willatt argues that the architectonic is no mere hobby or psychological quirk of Kant.
Kant describes the architectonic function of the third Critique as a "bridge" between the first and second Critiques.
Students of architectonics will lap up the Franken-Stadion's octagonal design.
This unusual exhibition brings together the vibrant and joyful colors of Calder and Arp, the bold figural architectonics of Leger and Le Corbusier, the cutouts of Matisse and the Cubism of Picasso.
The entire preceding development of treatment of theme and motif was concentrated in Beethoven's work, structurally adapted to ensure that the overall architectonics of a piece were tight and compact, with effective use of gradations and falls in the compositional line, contrast and antithesis.
Musical transposition touches on architectonics and instrumental accompaniment.
The case study methods of the new social sciences also tended to personalize narratives of urban deprivation; if the tenement neighborhood was the cause, both the suffering and its potential amelioration were understood at the level of spatially located individuals and households--an architectonics of "the Other within" (Cappetti, 1993: 54).
Depravity here becomes a condition of purity, and dispossession signals authority, warranting the leverage Dorn exerts on the monolithic blocks of language, economy, and geopolitical architectonics that he takes as his subjects.
Piano's brief from Lend Lease had three main planks: context, architectonics and social innovation.
An examination of the composer's series of seven pieces titled Architectonics indicates that formal processes serve extensively as generators of local and global events.

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