What does architecture mean to you
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...does not exist in a vacuum. There must be a social imperative to build or design, to transform space into a built environment. In this sense Architecture is a servant of society creating structures or utilising space in ways which seem relevant to the commissioning authority. An example of this might be utilitarian industrial buildings where the function determines the form.
Definition of Architecture: http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Architecture
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Harbison, R. The Built, the Unbuilt, and the Unbuildable. The MIT Press. Cambridge, MA. 1991... A simplistic definition of...