Architecture: Some Fascinating Facts and Figures

| December 14, 2019

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Architecture is defined as both the process and the product of planning, designing and constructing buildings or any other structure. It is an art and a science. It is soaring the heights of imagination and it is the promise of shelter and security. It is a statement of position and purpose. And, most important of all, it literally surrounds you!

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