(plural: ‘architects‘; pronunciation: the letters ‘ch’ are said with a ‘k’ sound as in “king”)
a qualified, trained and licensed person who plans/designs new buildings and any large structures and oversees that they are built properly; a designer;
a person who can make an important plan of any kind — plans such as improving a system in an organisation or introducing a political system in a country, a business venture, etc.; a planner,
Every major construction company employs an architect not only to design the buildings but also to make sure that the plans are suitable to the local building regulations.
a person who is an expert in planning and designing a computer software program or a suitable education system is also called an ‘architect’.