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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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As mentioned earlier, whether critics regard it as unresolved and disconnected or deliberately disjointed or architectonically secure, to most of them, the poem is puzzling or untypical.
The monk of Lerins insisted that development, even exceedingly great progress, occurs in the life of the Church; but it must be homogeneous in kind, architectonically related to prior fundamental teaching.
It is a daunting task to climb into the mind of a theorist and partake of her or his worldview, but this is especially necessary when a writer develops a conceptual vocabulary to architectonically theorize contemporary politics.
My ambition has simply been to show architectonically how a contractualist account of morality could be fit together with a contextualist account of practical reasoning.
Wharton herself contributes to the debate: `I conceive my subjects like a man, that is, rather more architectonically & dramatically than most women - then execute them like a woman.' Henry James, whose example was cast variously as a beacon or millstone to her, epitomized Wharton's gender duality as the masculine conclusion' crowning `the feminine observation' - thus neatly intimating the importance of another aspect of her work: the strong sense of an ending.
In such an environment, a carpenter might interact with a computer scientist/composer in order to construct a new instrument whose attributes, when revealed by a performer/dancer, suggests to an architect the possibility of a dwelling to be sounded, danced upon, and/or modeled as architectonically addressed motive, whose reconfiguration and elaboration in computer generated sound completes a cycle of multidirectional, interdisciplinary, learnings.
Lamenting this a bit, Kant writes: "It is unfortunate that only after we have spent much time collecting cognitions, as building materials, in a rhapsodic way at the suggestion of an idea lying hidden in our minds, and indeed after we have, over a long period of time, assembled them in a technical manner, does it first become possible for us to discern the idea in a clear light and draw up a whole architectonically according to the ends of reason." (24) Clearly Kant is not supposing that his general model of scientific exposition pertains to the order of discovery in empirical natural science.
If Bramante's Belvedere courtyard can be read as the first example of a Western garden design conceived in absolute unity with architecture, then Villa Lante might be seen as the pioneering example of a garden which architectonically defines all available space, subsuming the built features.
This book has been architectonically constructed by an adroit teacher, who leads readers through a maze of data without losing the point.
The SOB was architectonically accomplished (the lyrical juxtaposition of glass and concrete, the use of transparency and reflection, the muscular bronze-clad columns) and widely admired within the profession.
Architectonically there's a similarity between my novels and my poems because I do have an overall imagistic structure in mind almost always in my novels.

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