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Architecture or engineering?

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Architects control spaces and seek social well-being while engineers control forces and maintain safety: an art-science divide. The most important difference is the engineer's ability to analyse in detail. Architects are now pioneers armed with the great resource of computer technology. Now limited only by imagination and the laws of physics we are able to draw and navigate shapes which in the past were too difficult to draw. Together, architects and engineers can find new ways of doing things. Engineers can analyse structures more quickly, and technology facilitates new ways of making things: an opportunity to make technology subservient to art.

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