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Posted by  Dave on December 13, 2002 at 08:40:06:

In Reply to:  what is architecture? posted by Christin on November 09, 2002 at 18:36:57:

In my opinion there is no real definition of architecture. No one really knows what architecture really is...no one knows what an architect really does. Can a building be defined as architecture? I guess so, if that's what you really want to call it. But a building is really no different from a tent, or a primative hut of sticks and leaves. They serve the same principle purpose - to provide protection and shelter. If you look up the 'definition' of architect, it states "A person skilled in the art of building; one who understands 'architecture', or makes it his occupation to form plans and designs of buildings, and to superintend the artificers employed." If you can tell me what this really means, I applaude you.

 
 
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