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The art or practice of designing and constructing buildings. 2.

. The style of a building with regard to a specific period, place, or culture. More

Physical needs Physiological needs Psychological needs

ARCHITECHTURE IS A SOCIAL ART THAT TOUCHES ALL HUMANS AT ALL LEVELS OF THEIR EXISTENCE EVERY WHERE & EVERYTIME.

IT IS MATRIX OF HUMAN CIVILIZATION. IT IS AUENTHETIC MEASURE OF SOCIAL STATUS,&EVOCATIVE EXPRESSION OF ETHOS OF AN ERA. WHEN CONSERVED, IT IS HERITAGE WHEN RUINS, IT BECOMES ARCHAEOLOGY. IT IS ART & SCIENCE OF DESIGNING SPACES FOR SERVING MULTIVARIOUS ACTIVITIES OF HUMAN BEINGS & FOR MEETING SPECIFIC NEEDS IN MEANINNGFUL BUILT ENVIRONMENT.

IT CALLS FOR ORIGINALITY,CREATIVITY, CONCEPTUALIZATION,PERCEPTION, AESTHETIC VALUE ,HOLISTIC JUDGEMENT OF PEOPLE,PLACES,OBJECTS AND EVENTS. CREATIVITY IS THE ESSENCE OF ARCHITECTURE AND HARMONY AN ESSENTIAL AIM OF ARCHITECTS. ARCHITECTURE THAT HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED AS GREAT, IN THE HISTORIC PART AS WELL AS IN OUR OWN TIME,HAS BEEN HARMONIOUS WITH NATURE AND ITS IMMEDIATE ENVIRONMENT.

THESE ARE THE ESSENTIAL TENETS OF DESIGN WHICH ARCHITECTS ASPIRE TO FOLLOW: ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN ESSENTIALLY IS A PRODUCT OF AN INDIVIDUAL MIND BUT REALIZED THROUGH ASSOCIATION OF EXPERTS FROM ALLIED FIELDS WHO CONTRIBUTES IN THE PROCESS OF CONSTRUCTION. MUTUAL RESPECT AND UNDERSTANDING WORK WONDERS FOR ENSURING HIGH QUALITY OF THE END PRODUCT.

THE ARCHITECT PROFESSION FEELS DEEPLY CONCERNED TOWARDS NATIONAL PRIORITIES IN THE FIELDS OF ENERGY CONSERVATION, ECOLOGY, ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION, PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION OF ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE AND THEIR PRECINCTS,LOW COST HOUSING ,URBAN RENEWALS, RURAL UPLIFTMENT, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AT LOCAL AND DISTRICT LEVELS,ETC., IN THE INTEREST OF QUALITY OF LIFE BOTH IN RURAL AND URBAN SETTLEMENTS.

THE PRACTICE OF THE ARCH PROFESSION IS REGULATED BY THE ARCHITECTS ACT 1972.THE COUNCIL OF ARCHITECURE HAS PRESCRIBED THE CONDITIONS OF ENGAGEMENT AND SCALE OF CHARGES.
ARCHITECTS PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT REGULATIONS ACT 11th MAY,1989.

SHOULD ENSURE THAT HIS PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES DO NOT CONFLICT WITH HIS GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE QUALITY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FUTURE WELFARE OF SOCIETY.
HE SHALL APPLY HIS SKILL TO THE CREATIVE, RESPONSIBLE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF HIS COUNTRY. HE SHALL PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OF A HIGH STANDARD TO THE BEST OF HIS ABILITY.

HE SHALL NOT SUB-COMMISION TO ANOTHER ARCHTECT OR ARCHITECTS THE WORK FOR WHICH HE HAS BEEN COMMISIONED. HE SHALL NOT GIVE OR TAKE DISCOUNTS, COMMISIONS, GIFTS OR OTHER INDUCEMENTS FOR THE INTRODUCTION OF CLIENTS OR OF WORK. HE SHALL ACT WITH FAIRNESS AND IMPARTIALITY WHEN ADMINISTERING A BUILDING CONTRACT. HE SHALL MAINTAIN A HIGH STANDARD OF INTEGRITY.

HE SHALL PROMOTE THE ADVANCEMENT OF ARCHITECTURE, STANDARDS OF ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION , RESEARCH, TRAINING AND PRACTICE. HE SHALL CONDUCT HIMSELF IN A MANNER WHICH IS NOT DEROGATORY TO HIS PROFESSIONAL CHARACTER, NOR LIKELY TO LESSEN THE CONFIDENCE OF THE PUBLIC IN THE PROFESSION. HE SHALL NOT BRING ARCHITECTURE INTO DISREPUTE.

HE SHALL COMPETE FAIRLY WITH OTHER ARCHITECTS. OBERVE AND UPHOLD THE COUNCILS CONDITION OF ENGAGEMENT AND SCALE OF CHARGES.

HE SHALL NOT SUPPLANT OR ATTEMPT TO SUPPLANT ANOTHER ARCHITECT. HE SHALL NOT PREPARE DESIGN IN COMPETITION WITH ANOTHER ARCHITECTS FOR CLIENT WITHOUT PAYMENT OR FOR A REDUCED FEE. HE SHALL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN,OFFER TO UNDERTAKE OR ACCEPT A COMMISION FOR WHICH HE KNOWS ANOTHER ARCHITECT HAS BEEN SELECTED.

HE SHALL PROVIDE SUITABLE ENVIRONMENT WITH THE EMPLOYEES.


HE SHALL BE A MEMBER OF ANY SOCIETY LIKE ROTARY CLUB. SHALL BE THE ADVISOR TO THE LOCAL GOVERNING BODIES.

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT INTERIOR DESIGNERS STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS URBAN PLANERS(CITIES) REGIONAL PLANERS ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS MECHANICAL ENGINEERS SOUND ENGINEERS GEO-TECHNICAL ENGINEERS TRANSPORTATION PLANERS ENVIRONMENTAL PLANERS URBAN DESIGNERS

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