Related Architects and Architecture

Architecture is a three-dimensional art (like sculpture) that is applied to the design of edifices and residences. The related word “edify” has the connotation of being uplifting. Sculpture connected to architecture not only decorates the buildings that architects create, but on a higher level gives expression to the style or purpose of that edifice or residence through the opportunity for imbuing it with symbolism or adding another artistic element to a structure. Allen “always regretted that the two [professions] were not more closely allied.” (Smith) Attention to architectural details as well as to the arrangement of spaces and decoration, gives an aesthetic appeal even to a “humble abode” that implies comfort and permanence. Continue reading “Related Architects and Architecture”