An Architectural Pocket Dictionary (A-J)


Adaptive Re-use: (noun) - Removing soiled linens and empty colt 45 bottles prior to leasing a building to creative professionals.

Agora: (noun) – The fear of Architecture in public places.

Amphitheatre: (noun) – Large crowds in seating organized by their dislike of classical music.

Arcade: (noun) – Corridors lined with repetitive video games.

Architect: (noun) – An effete bon vivant with a drawing problem.

Architecture: (noun) – Load bearing walls plus optimism.

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Cite: Jody Brown. "An Architectural Pocket Dictionary (A-J)" 03 Oct 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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