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Architecture is both the process and product of planning, designing and construction. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural achievements.— Excerpted from Architecture on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Cross sectional drawing of Victoria Embankment, London on the north side of the River Thames.
Architecture

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Domestic architecture[edit]

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Political policy[edit]

  • Proclamation 4566, 1978 by Jimmy Carter: "Physical access is often the key to whether people can enjoy their rights and freedoms, and exercise their responsibilities."
  • Proclamation 4656, 1979 by Jimmy Carter: "Architectural and other barriers often keep millions of Americans from participating in and contributing to our society."
  • Proclamation 4930, 1892 by Ronald Reagan: "April 20, 1982 marks the 125th Anniversary of the American Institute of Architects"

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