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Architecture Vs Civil Engineering

Architecture vs Civil Engineering have had a long standing misunderstanding. People who aren’t close to these professions often think they are similar. Certainly, this is not a fight of who is more superior but a quest for knowledge. As an architect I am curious to understand what makes both professions tick. Until modern times there was no clear distinction between civil engineering and architecture. Civil engineering...

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Are Architects Artists or Engineers

Often I hear people say that architects are not different from artists; inferring that all we do is conceptualise and produce drawings. While other say architects are engineers because we engage in construction and site management. These have led me to ask: “Who are architects?” and “Are architects artists or engineers or are they both?” Let’s start by comparing architecture with automobile engineering. In automobile design...

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