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What Does Architectural Mean?

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Rock formations like these mountains in Baja California Sur can be described as architectural.

Natural rock formations like these mountains in Baja California Sur can be described as architectural.

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Definition:

The word architectural can describe anything related to architecture and building design. For example:

  • architectural design
  • architectural styles
  • architectural modeling
  • architectural details
  • architectural engineering
  • architectural software
  • architectural historian
  • architectural history
  • architectural research
  • architectural studies
  • architectural heritage
  • architectural traditions
  • architectural salvage
  • architectural terms
  • architectural colleges
  • architectural careers
  • architectural lighting
  • architectural products
Also, the word architectural can describe objects that have a strong shape or beautiful lines. For example:
  • an architectural vase
  • an architectural sculpture
  • an architectural rock formation
  • an architectural evening gown
  • architectural drapery
Sometimes the word architectural is used to describe inanimate things or ideas that suggest a strong sense of form or direction. For example:
  • an architectural melody
  • an architectural storyline
  • an architectural battle plan
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Common Misspellings:

arcitectural, arkitectural, architectureal, artitectural, architual

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