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An architect is a person who plans, designs, and oversees the construction of buildings. [1]

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Academic degree

An academic degree is the state of recognized completion of studies at a school or university.

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Accessibility

Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities.

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AIA Gold Medal

The AIA Gold Medal is awarded by the American Institute of Architects conferred "by the national AIA Board of Directors in recognition of a significant body of work of lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture." It is the Institute's highest award.

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American Institute of Architects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a professional organization for architects in the United States.

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Architect

An architect is a person who plans, designs, and oversees the construction of buildings.

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Architectural designer

An architectural designer is a person that is involved in the design of buildings or urban landscapes.

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Architectural drawing

An architectural drawing or architect's drawing is a technical drawing of a building (or building project) that falls within the definition of architecture.

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Architectural engineering

Architectural engineering, also known as building engineering, is the application of engineering principles and technology to building design and construction.

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Architectural firm

An architectural firm or architecture firm is a company which employs one or more licensed architects and practices the profession of architecture.

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Architectural technologist

The Architectural Technologist, also known as a Building Technologist, provides building design services and solutions and is trained in architectural technology, building design and construction.

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Architecture

Architecture (Latin architectura, after the Greek ἀρχή τέχνη – arkhḗ tékhnē – composed by ἀρχή "origin" and τέχνη "art, craft") is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures.

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Artisan

An artisan (from artisan, artigiano) is a skilled craft worker who makes or creates things by hand that may be functional or strictly decorative, for example furniture, decorative arts, sculptures, clothing, jewellery, household items and tools or even mechanical mechanisms such as the handmade clockwork movement of a watchmaker.

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Artist

An artist is a person engaged in one or more of any of a broad spectrum of activities related to creating art, practicing the arts, and/or demonstrating an art.

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Building

A building or edifice is a man-made structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory.

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Building code

A building code, or building control, is a set of rules that specify the minimum standards for constructed objects such as buildings and nonbuilding structures.

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Building design

Building design refers to the broadly based architectural, engineering and technical applications to the design of buildings.

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Building envelope

A building envelope is the physical separator between the conditioned and unconditioned environment of a building including the resistance to air, water, heat, light, and noiseSyed, Asif.

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Building officials

Building officials of developed countries are generally the jurisdictional administrator of building and construction codes, engineering calculation supervision, permits, facilities management, and accepted construction procedures.

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Call for bids

A call for bids, call for tenders, or invitation to tender (ITT, often called tender for short) is a special procedure for generating competing offers from different bidders looking to obtain an award of business activity in works, supply, or service contracts.

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Canada

Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.

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Carpentry

Carpentry is a skilled trade in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc.

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Chartered architect

A chartered architect in the United Kingdom is a corporate member of one or more of the following architects' professional bodies.

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Christopher Wren

Sir Christopher Michael Wren PRS (20 October 1632 – 25 February 1723) is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history.

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Civil engineer

A civil engineer is a person who practices civil engineering – the application of planning, designing, constructing, maintaining, and operating infrastructures while protecting the public and environmental health, as well as improving existing infrastructures that have been neglected.

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Civil engineering

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings.

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Construction

Construction is the process of creating and building infrastructure or a facility.

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Construction engineering

Construction engineering is a professional discipline that deals with the designing, planning, construction, and management of infrastructures such as highways, bridges, airports, railroads, buildings, dams, and utilities.

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Construction management

Construction Management or Construction Project Management (CPMA) is the overall planning, coordination, and control of a project from beginning to completion.

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Design–bid–build

Design–bid–build (or design/bid/build, and abbreviated D–B–B or D/B/B accordingly), also known as Design–tender (or "design/tender") traditional method or hardbid, is a project delivery method in which the agency or owner contracts with separate entities for the design and construction of a project.

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Design–build

Design–build (or design/build, and abbreviated D–B or D/B accordingly) is a project delivery system used in the construction industry.

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Electrical engineering

Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.

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Engineer

An engineer is a professional practitioner of engineering, concerned with applying scientific knowledge, mathematics, and ingenuity to develop solutions for technical, societal and commercial problems.

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Engineering

Engineering is the application of mathematics, empirical evidence and scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, design, build, maintain, research, and improve, structures, machines, tools, systems, components, materials, and processes.

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Expression (architecture)

Expression (Lat. expressio) in architecture implies a clear and authentic displaying of the character or personality of an individual (architect).

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Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) is a postnominal, designating an individual who has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

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General contractor

A general contractor (main contractor, prime contractor) is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of a construction site, management of vendors and trades, and communication of information to involved parties throughout the course of a building project.

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Historic preservation

Historic preservation (US), heritage preservation or heritage conservation (UK), is an endeavour that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance.

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Information technology

Information technology (IT) is the application of computers and telecommunications equipment to store, retrieve, transmit and manipulate data, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.

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Interior design

Interior design is "the art or process of designing the interior, often including the exterior, of a room or building".

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Intern architect

An intern architect or architectural intern is a person who is working professionally in the field of architecture in preparation for registration or licensure as an architect.

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Land use

Land use involves the management and modification of natural environment or wilderness into built environment such as settlements and semi-natural habitats such as arable fields, pastures, and managed woods.

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Landscape architect

A landscape architect is a person who is educated in the field of landscape architecture.

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Landscape architecture

Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor public areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioral, or aesthetic outcomes.

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List of architects

The following is a list of notable architects well-known individuals with a large body of published work or notable structures.

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List of architecture prizes

This is a list of architecture prizes.

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Masonry

Masonry is the building of structures from individual units laid in and bound together by mortar; the term masonry can also refer to the units themselves.

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Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies the principles of engineering, physics, and materials science for the design, analysis, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.

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Naval architecture

Naval architecture also known as naval engineering, is an engineering discipline dealing with the engineering design process, shipbuilding, maintenance, and operation of marine vessels and structures.

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Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Norwegian: Nobelprisen) is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of academic, cultural and/or scientific advances.

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Overseas Filipinos

An Overseas Filipino is a person of Filipino origin who lives outside of the Philippines.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Praemium Imperiale

Prince Takamatsu The Praemium Imperiale (lit. "World Culture Prize in Memory of His Imperial Highness Prince Takamatsu", 高松宮殿下記念世界文化賞, Takamatsu no miya denka kinen sekai bunka-shō) is an international art prize awarded since 1989 by the imperial family of Japan on behalf of the Japan Art Association in the fields of painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and theatre/film.

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Pritzker Architecture Prize

The Pritzker Architecture Prize was founded in 1979 by Jay and Cindy Pritzker to honor outstanding living architects worldwide.

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Profession

A profession is a vocation founded upon specialised educational training, the purpose of which is to supply disinterested objective counsel and service to others, for a direct and definite compensation, wholly apart from expectation of other business gain.

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Project management

Project management is the discipline of carefully projecting or planning, organizing, motivating and controlling resources to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria.

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Quantity surveyor

A quantity surveyor (QS) is a professional working within the construction industry concerned with construction costs and contracts.

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Real estate development

Real estate development, or property development, is a multifaceted business, encompassing activities that range from the renovation and re-lease of existing buildings to the purchase of raw land and the sale of improved land or parcels to others.

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Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), also known since 2012 as Architecture Canada, is a Canadian association, founded in 1907, that represents over 3,600 Canadian architects and faculty and graduates of Canadian schools of architecture.

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Royal Gold Medal

The Royal Gold Medal for architecture is awarded annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects on behalf of the British monarch, in recognition of an individual's or group's substantial contribution to international architecture.

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Royal Institute of British Architects

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom, but also internationally, founded for the advancement of architecture under its charter granted in 1837 and Supplemental Charter granted in 1971.

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Shop drawing

A shop drawing is a drawing or set of drawings produced by the contractor, supplier, manufacturer, subcontractor, or fabricator.

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Software architect

Software architect is a software expert who makes high-level design choices and dictates technical standards, including software coding standards, tools, and platforms.

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Starchitect

Starchitect is a portmanteau used to describe architects whose celebrity and critical acclaim have transformed them into idols of the architecture world and may even have given them some degree of fame amongst the general public.

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State architect

Many national governments and states have a public official titled the state architect or government architect.

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Structural engineer

Structural engineers analyze, design, plan, and research structural components and structural systems to achieve design goals and ensure the safety and comfort of users or occupants.

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Structural engineering

Structural engineers are most commonly involved in the nonbuilding structures but they can also be involved in the design of machinery, medical equipment, vehicles or any item where structural integrity affects the item's function or safety.

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Submittals (construction)

Submittals in construction management there are shop drawings, material data, samples, and product data.

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Sustainable architecture

Sustainable architecture is architecture that seeks to minimize the negative environmental impact of buildings by efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and development space.

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Technical writing

Technical writing is any written form of writing or drafting technical communication used in a variety of technical and occupational fields, such as computer hardware and software, engineering, chemistry, aeronautics, robotics, finance, consumer electronics, and biotechnology.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Urban design

Urban design is the process of designing and shaping cities, towns and villages.

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Urban planner

An urban planner or city planner is a professional who works in the field of urban planning for the purpose of optimizing the effectiveness of a community's land.

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Urban planning

Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the use of land, protection and use of the environment, public welfare, and the design of the urban environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks.

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Women in architecture

Women in architecture have been documented for many centuries, as professional (or amateur) practitioners, educators and clients.

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Zoning

Zoning describes the control by authority of the use of land, and of the buildings thereon.

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