Message - Re: design vs. engineering

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Posted by  Paul Malo on September 27, 2002 at 06:43:11:

In Reply to:  design vs. engineering posted by Lisa on September 27, 2002 at 05:54:57:

Engineering is concerned with what is quantifiable or measurable, which is the technical aspect of architect (e.g. characteristics of materials, analysis of structural stability, performance of mechanical equipment). Architecture is the broader concern for built form, entailing qualitative aspects--the aesthetic factor. Engineering is science. Architecture is science and art.

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