“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.
06/12/2022 10:28 AM

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Difference Between Architecture And Sculpture

Architecture Sculpture
Architecture refers to the design and construction of building. Sculptures are relatively small 3 dimensional works of art.
Uses a mixture of various type of materials like stone, wood, glass, metal, sand, etc. A single piece of sculpture is usually made of a single type of material.
Involves study of engineering and engineering mathematics. It requires detailed and accurate
measurements.
Involves creativity and imagination and may not depend as heavily on accurate measurements.
Example : Taj Mahal, Red Fort, etc. Example : Nataraja Image, Didarganj Yakshi, etc.

Architecture

  • The word ‘architecture’ is derived from the Latin word ‘tekton’ which means builder.
  • When the early man began to build his shelter to live in, the science of architecture started.
  • It refers to the design and construction of buildings.
  • It is generally uses a mixture of various type materials like stone, wood, glass, metal, sand etc.
  • It involves the study of engineering and engineering mathematics.
  • It requires detailed and accurate measurements.
  • It is visible in both exterior and interior part of the structure.
  • It includes project brief, design, drawing and implementation.
  • It is made from several materials, such as stone, wood, glass, brass, steel and other metals are used in the construction of a building.

Sculpture

  • Sculpture, on the other hand, is derived from Proto- Indo-European (PIE) root ‘kel’ which means ‘to bend’.
  • Sculptures are small works of art, either handmade or with tools and are more related to aesthetics than engineering and measurements.
  • It is smaller 3-dimensional work of art.
  • It is usually made of a single type of material.
  • It involves creativity and imagination. It may not depend as heavily on accurate measurements.
  • It is visible only exterior part of the structure.
  • It includes carving, modelling or casting.
  • For example, a three-dimensional work of art such as a statue.
  • It is made from a single piece of stone or wood or any other material for that matter.

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