ar·​chi·​tec·​tur·​al | \ ˌär-kə-ˈtek-chə-rəl How to pronounce architectural (audio) , -ˈtek-shrəl \

Definition of architectural

1 : of or relating to architecture : conforming to the rules of architecture
2 : having or conceived of as having a single unified overall design, form, or structure

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Other Words from architectural

architecturally adverb

Examples of architectural in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Yorkville City Council has selected an architectural firm to develop designs for a future City Hall on the city’s northeast side. Linda Girardi,, 4 June 2021 The Woolworth Building, constructed after the Maverick building was razed, was designed by local architectural firm Adams and Adams. Scott Huddleston, San Antonio Express-News, 1 June 2021 Tony Kettle is design lead on the project, and also designed the Lakhta Center during his time at architectural firm RMJM. Jack Guy, CNN, 27 May 2021 Design/ Build is a 50-person design/build and licensed architectural firm that also offers interior design services and a small projects division called Wilderworks. Washington Post, 26 May 2021 The Salt Lake City architectural firm Method Studio designed the building, working with The Shalleck Collaborative, a performing-arts consulting firm with offices in Berkeley, California, and Portland, Oregon. Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 May 2021 The shop could more easily be mistaken for the open-plan office of a hip architectural firm, with wood partitions floating in metal framework that give the surroundings a distinctly mid-century vibe. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 24 May 2021 It was created by Johnpaul Jones and his architectural firm, not Ms. Lin. New York Times, 23 May 2021 After finishing his degree in 1958, Mr. Gensler worked at an architectural firm in New York. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, 19 May 2021

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First Known Use of architectural

1718, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of architectural was in 1718

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13 Jun 2021

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“Architectural.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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