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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.

architect

To design a hardware or software structure. See architecture.
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