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Architecture & Engineering


By Clair Enlow

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August 21, 2002

Local designers expand vocabulary of architecture

  • Like alchemists, architects can break down and transform materials.
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    If architecture is an art, what is the medium?

    On the visual and linguistic plane, the architect works with space, experience, signs and symbols. But at a more basic level, it’s all about construction materials and technologies. When architects push the limits of their work at either level, design takes on the mantle of art.

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