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  The Portrait of the Architect Rational   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Of the four aspects of strategic analysis and definition, it is the structural engineering role -- architechtonics -- that reaches the highest development in these Rationals, and it is for this reason they are aptly called the "Architects." Their major interest is in figuring out structure, build, configuration -- the spatiality of things.
The Architects' distant goal is always to rearrange the environment somehow, to shape, to construct, to devise, whether it be buildings, institutions, enterprises, or theories.
Albert Einstein as the iconic Rational is an Architect
keirsey.com /personality/ntip.html   (412 words)

  AIA | Architect Finder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Architects have the education, training, experience, and vision to maximize your construction dollars, ease the entire design and construction process, and create solutions that raise the quality of life for employees, customers, and the public.
Architects are prepared to handle such balancing acts, bringing a rich mix of practical, theoretical, and visionary thinking to the task.
Architects take your vision and give it form, explore its possibilities, raise it to new levels, and then integrate it into your building site and the community at large.
www.aia.org /architect_finder   (1215 words)

  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Architect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Architects and landscape architects are considered professionals on par with doctors, engineers, and lawyers, and they must frequently make building design and planning decisions that affect the safety and well being of the general public.
Architects are required to obtain specialized education and documented work experience to obtain professional licensure, similar to the requirements for other professionals, with requirements for practice varying greatly from place to place (see below).
In Canada, architects are required to belong to provincial architectural associations that require them to complete an accredited degree in architecture, finish a multi-year internship process, pass a series of exams, and pay an annual fee to acquire and maintain a license to practice.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Architect   (1082 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Architects are considered professionals, along with doctors and lawyers.
Although architect is a specific term referring to a licensed professional, the word is frequently used in a broader sense to define someone who brings order to the built or unbuilt environment through rational and irrational constructs using the tools of reason (for example, webmasters or designers sometimes call themselves architects).
Construction industry architects (the subject of this article) must be registered with the Architects Registration Board (ARB external Link) in order to practice, and who also have the power to suspend or revoke registration.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/a/ar/architect.html   (392 words)

Architects used to use pencil and paper to draw their plans.
Most architects work 40 hours a week, but they may need to work nights and weekends in order to meet deadlines.
Architects must be able to visualize things and communicate well visually.
www.bls.gov /k12/build04.htm   (423 words)

 Why Hire an Architect
The architect is the one professional who has the education, training, experience, and vision to guide you through the entire design and construction process, from helping you define what you want to build to helping you define what you want to build to helping you get the most for your construction dollar.
Architects develop the drawings and specifications to help you get bids for construction that are based on your requirements.
Architects work to stay abreast of advances in roofing, brick work, floor tiling, paint finishes, etc. Their familiarity with the full range of materials enables them to suggest the appropriate materials for your project.
www.bobvila.com /HowTo_Library/Why_Hire_an_Architect-Hiring_a_Pro-A2096.html   (677 words)

 Worldwide Institute of Software Architects - Role of the Software Architect
Architects spend the lion’s share of their time up front: listening to clients, understanding the totality of their needs and resources, scrutinizing feasibility, forming a practical vision of a structure, and creating a blueprint.
As the structure is built, the architect intervenes in the client’s favor, ensuring compliance to the plan and guiding the vision through the tempest of design changes, crises and ambiguities.
The architect undertakes to thoroughly understand and document the areas (domains) for which the system will be built and to learn the client requirements in detail.
www.wwisa.org /wwisamain/role.htm   (1037 words)

Becoming an architect is a long process; spending years as a draftsman or researcher leads those without patience to grow frustrated and dissatisfied with their choice of career.
The requirements for becoming an architect are stringent because, like an attorney or a physician, an architect must take all legal responsibility for his work.
Architects move into a variety of careers and often delve into different careers simultaneously with their architectural duties.
www.princetonreview.com /cte/profiles/dayInLife.asp?careerID=11   (520 words)

 Architect Search by Pronett
Architects can be involved in all phases of development, from the initial discussion through the construction process.
When designing buildings and other structures, the architect must take into consideration appearance, functionality, safety, cost and the needs of those who will be using the structure they are designing.
It is important to remember that when you hire an architect your home is essentially becoming somebody else’s job or project.
www.pronett.com /Architect.htm   (269 words)

 Hiring an Architect
The architect is the one professional who has the education, training, experience, and vision to guide you through the entire design and construction process, from helping you define what you want to build to helping you get the most for your construction dollar.
Architect services are a wise investment for the money, not an added cost to your project because a well-conceived and designed project can be built more efficiently and economically and increase your property value.
Architects look out for your interests and find ways to make the process go smoothly and help you find a qualified and reputable contractor.
www.aiact.org /hireframe.htm   (668 words)

 Landscape architects
Increasingly, landscape architects are becoming involved with projects in environmental remediation, such as preservation and restoration of wetlands or abatement of stormwater run-off in new developments.
Employment of landscape architects is concentrated in urban and suburban areas throughout the country; some landscape architects work in rural areas, particularly those employed by the Federal Government to plan and design parks and recreation areas.
Employment of landscape architects is expected to increase faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2014.
stats.bls.gov /oco/ocos039.htm   (2658 words)

 Choosing the Right Architect
The right architect will be the one who can provide the judgment, technical expertise, and creative skills, at a reasonable cost, to help your realize a project that fits your practical needs as well as your dreams.
Whenever you feel it is appropriate, discuss with your architect how he or she would expect to establish the fee on your project.
Once you have found the architect, you are ready to put in writing the terms of your agreement on the scope of work, services, schedule, construction budget, and architect's compensation.
www.bobvila.com /HowTo_Library/Choosing_the_Right_Architect-Hiring_a_Pro-A1557.html   (992 words)

 Film Roar: The Matrix Reloaded Architect Transcript
To get to the Architect stuff now, he talks like there has been previous matrices, and that the position that the one has was to re-insert the code he was carrying, to free zion, by selecting people from the matrix, so many males and females, this is the start of a new Zion.
I agree with the notion that the architect was lying.
The Architect says the destruction of the matrix COUPLED with the destruction of Zion, which sounds like they are two separate places, and not both part of the matrix.
www.geekroar.com /film/archives/000250.php   (20315 words)

 Cummings Architects, LLC :: About Us
He or she is licensed by the state and must have a degree in Architecture from an accredited college, with a minimum of 2-3 years in professional practice as a apprentice to an Architect before being allowed to sit for the Registration Exam.
Based on a Client's needs, an Architect uses his or her experience, skill and inspiration to create a functional, livable art.
The Architect may also oversee the bidding process to procure the best and most economical Contractor for the Client's project, and provide the contract documents to the Owner and Contractor.
www.cummingsarchitects.com /architect.html   (270 words)

 residential architect Online: home building news, home design ideas and building products for architects
residential architect Online provides home builders with home building news, home plans, home design ideas, and building product information, helping them manage their home building operations efficiently and profitably.
Anne Fougeron, AIA, is the kind of architect who follows her endless enthusiasm for design, and it has taken her to far-flung places.
residential architect Online is part of the Hanley Wood network of construction-industry Web sites:
www.residentialarchitect.com   (199 words)

 Microsoft Certified Architect Program
The Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA) program identifies top industry experts in IT architecture who use multiple technologies to solve business problems and provide business metrics and measurements.
Candidates for the MCA program are required to present to a review board—consisting of previously certified architects—to earn the certification.
Beginning in June 2007, you can register for any of the Microsoft Certified Architect programs at any time during the year; you do not need to wait for open-registration periods.
www.microsoft.com /learning/mcp/architect/default.mspx   (407 words)

 Urban Dictionary: architect
Many years in tertiary education have left the 'architect' bitter and in debt - and unable to relate to the remainder of society.
In this, the architect combines survey and interpretation, art and science, documentation and management, planning and development.
Their work is usually conceived as a project and their involvement spans the breadth of that project extending beyond it to its multitude of connections.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=architect   (459 words)

 Log Home Design: Hire an Architect or Not?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hiring a professional architect is probably the simplest way to get your log home designed.
In general, architect space the cost of their service on the square footage of your log home.
An outside architect is more likely to have time to sit down with you and give you undivided attention, whereas you'll probably have to work around the schedule of a design department within your log home company.
www.aboutloghomes.com /architect.htm   (329 words)

 Strange Connections | Big Architect, Little Architect
There is a core to the practice of information architecture that involves the structure and organization of information systems that provide intuitive access to content and applications.
However, interpretations of the role of the information architect vary depending upon the organizations, the projects, and the people involved.
At one end of the spectrum, the little information architect may focus solely on bottom-up tasks such as the definition of metadata fields and controlled vocabularies.
www.argus-acia.com /strange_connections/strange004.html   (719 words)

Architects must understand the various methods available to the builder for building the client's structure, so that he or she can negotiate with the client to produce a best possible compromise of the results desired within explicit cost and time boundaries.
Architects are required to obtain specialized education and documented work experience to obtain licensure, similar to the requirements for other professionals, with requirements for practice varying from place to place (see below).
The most prestigious award a living architect can receive is the Pritzker Prize, often termed the "Nobel Prize for architecture." Other awards for excellence in architecture are given by national regional professional associations such as the American Institute of Architects and Royal Institute of British Architects.
www.buzznet.com /buzzwords/architect   (341 words)

 BUILDING BIG: Who Builds Big?
All good architects must also have the ability to conceptualize and communicate their ideas effectively, both verbally and on paper, to clients, government officials, and construction crews.
Architecture is a rewarding profession, but the path to becoming an architect is rigorous and long.
In order to be eligible for accreditation, nearly all states require three years of practice as a junior associate, draftsman, or researcher -- in addition to having an accredited sponsor.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/buildingbig/profile/career/architect.html   (166 words)

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An architect should be compitent in the core frameworks used or to be used, however they need not be an expert programmer in that framework.
An architect role should not be restricted to creating an architecture document, but should be extended to cover the various responsibilities until the project is delivered and deployed.
An architect must be well versed on various technologies and should have zest for learning emerging technologies at all times.
www.sei.cmu.edu /architecture/arch_duties.html   (2567 words)

 My Architect (2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kahn became an architect but as this film shows it took a long time before he attracted the attention of the leaders in his field.
One architect suggests that he was a victim of the "yellow armband," that anti-Semitism that along with bias against women was long a disreputable aspect of the American profession of architecture.
Many architects were interviewed by director, writer and project honcho Nathaniel Kahn, the architect's only son.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0373175   (935 words)

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