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of or pertaining to construction or architecture

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The defining weakness of this building -- a structural clumsiness that derives from a designer's inability to think architectonically -- is also evident in his largest project to date, an equally clumsy and similarly designed white residential building at 170 East End Avenue.
In the case of The House of Fame, whether it is unresolved (like a lumpish amalgam of disconnected episodes), deliberately disjointed or architectonically secure remains a dividing issue.
But human subjectivity--psychological and ethical--emerges architectonically in and from the tensile relations of narrative and dialogue, rhythm and loophole, aesthetics and ethics--the "two movements" which meet in the human subject in an oppositional and complementary relationship ("Author" 91; Philosophy of the Act 32).
If so, the coast/lowland was more important for social events, symbolized architectonically by domestic houses, community houses (fale tele) and open areas known as the mala'e or meeting ground.
Given that all perceptual, cognitive, and motor faculties are subserved by an architectonically similar six-layer neocortex (see Rockel, Hiorns and Powell (1980)),
That is, rhetoric 'gives back' to the disciplines it draws inartistic proof from as far as it architectonically [3] contributes to their constitution.
Inexorably, such plurality leads to new insights that are creatively, organically, and architectonically related to the "original judgment" of doctrine.
Lamenting this a bit, Kant writes: "It is unfortunate that only after we have spent much time collecting cognitions, as building materials, in a rhapsodic way at the suggestion of an idea lying hidden in our minds, and indeed after we have, over a long period of time, assembled them in a technical manner, does it first become possible for us to discern the idea in a clear light and draw up a whole architectonically according to the ends of reason.
There is always the slight sense of complexity generated, however cleverly and architectonically, for the sake of it; of addition rather than reduction, though the workmanship, even in trickier moments, is generally exceptional.
This importance is here registered architectonically, as it is with the rice and beans that the narrating present becomes itself subject to narration.
Ring composition, or classical Latin inclusio and medieval emboitement, as the device is also known, resembles architectonically a host of other small-scale or local tropes, figures, and graphic or acoustic games: the palindrome, the boustrophedon or mirror-spelled word, anadiplosis, the stanzaic corona, hysteron proteron, and, most important, antimetabole.
The technique more than recalls Adorno's notion that Sch[ddot{o}]nberg's great achievement, in Moses und Aron, was first to have radically compressed and then interwoven monumental construction and extreme polyphony; indeed, Guest virtually courts melodic decomposition as her means toward reinventing poetry's version of "through-composed," architectonically conceived musicality.
Her difficulty in writing novels, she says to Grant, occurs because she "conceives my subjects like a man -- that is, rather more architectonically and dramatically than most women -- and then execute them like a woman -- I sacrifice to my desire for construction and breadth, the small incidental effects that women have always excelled in .
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