Architectural Sketches


Art & Design


What is architecture? Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural design. Architecture can mean: A general term to describe buildings and other physical structures, the art and science of designing buildings and (some) nonbuilding structures, the style of design and method of construction of buildings and other physical structures, a unifying or coherent form or structure, knowledge of art, science, technology, and humanity. The design activity of the architect, from the urban design, landscape architecture to the construction details and furniture. The practice of the architect, where architecture means offering or rendering professional services in connection with the design and construction of buildings, or built environments.An architect is someone who plans, designs, and reviews the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to provide services in connection with the design of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings that have as their principal purpose human occupancy or use. Etymologically, architect derives from the Latin architectus, which derives from the Greek (arkhi-, chief + tekton, builder), i.e., chief builder. Professionally, an architect's decisions affect public safety, and thus an architect must undergo specialized training consisting of advanced education and a practicum (or internship) for practical experience to earn a license to practice architecture. Practical, technical, and academic requirements for becoming an architect vary by jurisdiction.Throughout ancient and medieval history, most architectural design and construction was carried out by artisans—such as stone masons and carpenters, rising to the role of master builder. Until modern times, there was no clear distinction between architect and engineer. In Europe, the titles architect and engineer were primarily geographical variations that referred to the same person, often used interchangeably.Last, we hope with this app which has beautiful architectural sketches ideas and show hand-drawing is alive and well can inspires you and anyone who wants and passionate to be an architect or just like to sketching some architectural design can achieves some value and maybe some inspiration for your art-working.

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