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architect

1. a person qualified to design buildings and to superintend their erection
2. a person similarly qualified in another form of construction

Architect

An individual who is engaged in the design of buildings and who often supervises the construction.

architect

[′är·kə‚tekt]
(architecture)
A person who is skilled and knowledgeable in the design of buildings and whose qualifications are recognized by a college degree and licensing by an appropriate professional organization.

architect

1. A person trained and experienced in the design of buildings and the coordination and supervision of all aspects of the construction of buildings.
2. A designation reserved, usually by law, for a person or organization professionally qualified and duly licensed to perform architectural services, including analysis of project requirements, creation and development of the project design, preparation of drawings, specifications, and bidding requirements, and general administration of the construction contract. An architect usually renders services that require the application of art, science, and the aesthetics of design to the construction of buildings, including their components and appurtenances and the spaces around them, taking into account the safeguarding of life, health, property, and public welfare; often includes consultation, evaluation, planning, the provision of preliminary studies, designs, and construction documents; and may also include construction management, and the administration of construction documents.
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Contract notice: Reagents, calibrators, controls and supplies for immunoassay analysers Architect i1000 or the equivalent and biochemical immunoassay analysers Architect C4000 or the equivalent .
Vitruvius summed up what architecture is thousands of years ago and the definition has not really changed over the years, but what does an architect do to create architecture?
The recent wave of significant US commissions given to (or won by) European architects should be seen in this light.
The internal reaction to Pfluger's atrium skylight at Oak Grove was from some members of the maintenance staff, who made remarks like "I'll just have to clean it," The architect says he felt challenged "by that sort of practical element in the matrix, but by that point the planning team's sense of ownership kicked in.
Anthems to architecture's relevance--"The Architect Must Be Used"--echoed through the trade press for years, even before Pearl Harbor, and grew increasingly strident when government neglect became the norm.
Often the architect will work with a contractor to assist in local pricing based on a simple "scope ofwork" described by the architect in a narrative and diagram.
When Curtis Moody, a licensed architect and owner of Moody/Nolan Ltd.
It takes a lot of research to stay on top of the game and design along these lines," notes Austin-based architect Peter Pfeiffer, who is on the board of Casa Verde, a firm that builds low-income green housing in Austin.
I think he was America's greatest architect,'' said Adler, a Hollywood resident.
There are three major components of the Architect product family.