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n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The science of architecture.
2. Structural design: the architectonics of a fugue.
3. Philosophy The scientific systematization of knowledge.


n (functioning as singular)
1. (Architecture) the science of architecture
2. (Philosophy) metaphysics the scientific classification of knowledge


(ˌær kɪ tɛkˈtɒn ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the science of planning and constructing buildings.


structural design, especially of a work of art, as a painting or piece of music. See also philosophy.
See also: Art
the science of architecture. See also art; philosophy. — architectonic, architectonical, adj.
See also: Architecture
the science of the systemization of knowledge. See also architecture; art.
See also: Philosophy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.architectonics - the science of architecturearchitectonics - the science of architecture    
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
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Erkki-Sven Tuur's Architectonics 1 was written the same year he left the rock group In Spe and influences from that as well as minimalism were obvious in a work which explored contrasted tonalities and rhythms.
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The above leadership style chimes with selfless political leadership that Mandela echoes in Conversations with Myself (2010) that characterises his leadership architectonics in South Africa.
In such a definition, Merton's constant revels in nature form the architectonics of a poetics that aspires to the unity in all things.
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In all fairness to Dale, however, he did not compose a book of comparative architectural history, and the analysis he does include of the architectonics of each empire is thorough and well written.
So, at liver cirrhosis leading role in causing of increased pressure in the portal vein belongs to irreversible factor--violation of liver architectonics and disorders of systemic blood circulation, closing the pathogenetic circle.
of Darwish's success with this manner lies in its architectonics.
Nonetheless, Kant, Deleuze, and Architectonics has a number of virtues, as noted above, and forms a worthwhile contribution to the growing Deleuze secondary literature, even if its work on Kant might end up gaining most of the critical attention.
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In particular the tea-ceremony tradition speaks of the architectonics of the vessel and implies great spaces in a pot that can be set in the palm of the hand.
The forms of visual spectacle examined here are those that shaped the public life of Rome in the age of Augustus, and all contain a performative dimension that assumes the interpretive participation of the spectator: imperial monuments, sacrificial ritual, dramatic performance (especially tragedy), triumphal procession, gladiatorial spectacle, visual art in various media, and mnemonic devices employing visual architectonics based in domestic space.

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