When we talk about Architecture, we usually use the terms like designs and sketches. But we must keep this in mind that this is not Architecture. Architecture is much more than that. It is more about the creativity of the designs rather than just formulating those designs. Architectures deal with the designs of different structures and in addition to that it focus on aesthetics and functionality of those designs.
Architect will initiate the project and to do that, he will use different architects’ drafts. Architect will examine the building, he will talk to the owners, will take the feedbacks and suggestions, will give his point of view and at the end, he will formulate the designs for the remodelling of the building. He will make sure that the building has all the required standards and it is meeting people expectations.
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Civil engineering on the other hand, is the study about the innovation to realize that very design. Civil engineering usually do not care about such minor details. A Civil engineer usually talks about the basic methodology and the plan to construct the design, whose idea was given by the Architect in the first place. Civil engineer will jump in by studying those drafts and he will decide whether the designs made by the architect are practical or not. In addition to that, the civil engineer will decide about the conditions and structure of the building. Civil engineer will make sure that the building is flawless; he will take care about the cost and material required for the remodelling and about the loading conditions.
Architecture and Civil Engineering go hand in hand. An architect needs a civil engineer to help him in order to make his designs work. While a civil engineer needs architecture’s guidance and outlines to continue working.
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