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Architecture (Latin architectura, from the Greek ἀρχιτέκτων – arkhitekton, from ἀρχι- "chief" and τέκτων "builder, carpenter, mason") is both the process and product of planning, designing and construction. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural and political symbols and as works of art. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural achievements.

"Architecture" can mean:

In relation to buildings, architecture has to do with the planning, designing and constructing form, space and ambience that reflect functional, technical, social, environmental, and aesthetic considerations. It requires the creative manipulation and coordination of material, technology, light and shadow. Architecture also encompasses the pragmatic aspects of realizing buildings and structures, including scheduling, cost estimating and construction administration. As documentation produced by architects, typically drawings, plans and technical specifications, architecture defines the structure and/or behavior of a building or any other kind of system that is to be or has been constructed.

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Matching Architecture Colleges

Name
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $24,000 average out-state tuition; $24,000 average in-state tuition
University of California-Berkeley
Four or more years; Public; $34,098 average out-state tuition; $11,220 average in-state tuition
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Four or more years; Public; $37,588 average out-state tuition; $12,440 average in-state tuition
Columbia University in the City of New York
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $43,088 average out-state tuition; $43,088 average in-state tuition
Illinois Institute of Technology
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $33,100 average out-state tuition; $33,100 average in-state tuition
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Four or more years; Public; $16,650 average out-state tuition; $11,650 average in-state tuition
Lawrence Technological University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $25,758 average out-state tuition; $25,758 average in-state tuition

Architecture Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Naperville Rotary Charities and The Rotary Club of Naperville Scholarship $5,000 November 01, 2016
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
Lowell L. Richards III Memorial Scholarship $5,000 April 28, 2017
NEWH Product Design Competition Scholarship $4,000 January 09, 2017
ACI Graduate Scholarship $3,000 October 16, 2016
CREW Chicago Scholarship Up to $3,000 October 31, 2016
NEWH Houston Chapter Scholarship Up to $10,000 November 15, 2016
FIRST Scholarship - Washington State University $2,000 January 30, 2017
Tenshon Scholarship $1,500 December 15, 2016
Empowering Women Through Technical Education Scholarship $3,000 December 30, 2016