Definition of Architect

1. Noun. Someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings).

Exact synonyms: Designer
Generic synonyms: Creator
Specialized synonyms: Landscape Architect, Landscape Gardener, Landscaper, Landscapist, Ithiel Town, Town
Specialized synonyms: Aalto, Alvar Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto, Adam, Robert Adam, Alberti, Leon Battista Alberti, Behrens, Peter Behrens, Berlage, Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Bernini, Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini, Bramante, Donato Bramante, Donato D'agnolo Bramante, Breuer, Marcel Lajos Breuer, Brunelleschi, Filippo Brunelleschi, Bullfinch, Charles Bullfinch, Burnham, Daniel Hudson Burnham, Butterfield, William Butterfield, Carrere, John Merven Carrere, Chambers, Sir William Chambers, William Chambers, De L'orme, Delorme, Philibert De L'orme, Philibert Delorme, Buckminster Fuller, Fuller, R. Buckminster Fuller, Richard Buckminster Fuller, Garnier, Jean Louis Charles Garnier, Antonio Gaudi, Antonio Gaudi I Cornet, Gaudi, Gaudi I Cornet, Cass Gilbert, Gilbert, Giotto, Giotto Di Bondone, Gropius, Walter Gropius, Hastings, Thomas Hastings, Hoffmann, Josef Hoffmann, Horta, Victor Horta, Hunt, Richard Morris Hunt, Jenny, William Le Baron Jenny, Inigo Jones, Jones, Kahn, Louis Isadore Kahn, Henri Labrouste, Labrouste, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Latrobe, Charles Edouard Jeanneret, Le Corbusier, Charles L'enfant, L'enfant, Pierre Charles L'enfant, Da Vinci, Leonardo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Lin, Maya Lin, Adolf Loos, Loos, Lutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer Luytens, Sir Edwin Lutyens, Francois Mansart, Mansart, Charles Follen Mckim, Mckim, Erich Mendelsohn, Mendelsohn, Michelangelo, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, Mies Van Der Rohe, Mills, Robert Mills, Nervi, Pier Luigi Nervi, Andrea Palladio, Palladio, Joseph Paxton, Paxton, Sir Joseph Paxton, I. M. Pei, Ieoh Ming Pei, Pei, Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, Pugin, Henry Hobson Richardson, Richardson, Eero Saarinen, Saarinen, Eliel Saarinen, Saarinen, Jacques Germain Soufflot, Soufflot, Albert Speer, Speer, Edward Durell Stone, Stone, Strickland, William Strickland, Louis Henri Sullivan, Louis Henry Sullivan, Louis Sullivan, Sullivan, Kenzo Tange, Tange, Thornton, William Thornton, Richard Upjohn, Upjohn, John Vanbrugh, Sir John Vanbrigh, Vanbrugh, Henri Clemens Van De Velde, Henri Van De Velde, Van De Velde, Robert Charles Venturi, Robert Venturi, Venturi, Otto Wagner, Wagner, Stanford White, White, Sir Christopher Wren, Wren, Frank Lloyd Wright, Wright, James Wyatt, Wyatt
Derivative terms: Design, Design

Definition of Architect

1. n. 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.

Definition of Architect

1. Noun. A professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction. ¹

2. Noun. A person who plans, devises or contrives the achievement of a desired result. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To design, plan, or orchestrate. ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Architect

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Architect

1. 1. 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. 2. A contriver, designer, or maker. "The architects of their own happiness." (Milton) "A French woman is a perfect architect in dress." (Coldsmith) Origin: L. Architectus, architecton, Gr. Chief artificer, master builder; pref. (E. Archi-) + workman, akin to art, skill, to produce: cf. F. Architecte, It. Architetto. See Technical. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Architect Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Architect Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Architect

architect (current term)
architect's lien
architect's liens
architect's ruler
architectural accessibility

Literary usage of Architect

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1906)
"THE VIEWS OF A CONSULTING architect BY ADF HAMLIN, Columbia University "THE consulting architect is a product of the increasing complexity of modern ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1916)
"Subsequently the supervising architect sent to all parties from whom proposals had been solicited the following addendum amending the foregoing paragraph of ..."

3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"The architect, having received notice from the owner that he is employed for the work, ... An architect in a small way of business may make all the drawings ..."

4. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"HALL. architect confirmed by the magistrate, as was thrown out by three ... It cannot be that the line is merely imaginary till fixed by the architect, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Architect

Search for Architect on!Search for Architect on!Search for Architect on Google!Search for Architect on Wikipedia!