What is a Colonial Architect?
A colonial architect is some one who is colonial and is a architect!
An "associated architect" just means that the architect is associated with an architecture firm, but is not yet a partner. Any Architect who is employed by another architect or firm is consider an Associate, until they become an owner/partner. Licenced Architect can be either a partner or an associated architect. Unlicensed architects (hold architectural degrees or certificates only) will often use the term Associate Architect because they rely on a Licenced Architect to overview and…
In colonial times, the colony of North Carolina had an agricultural economy. The two main crops were tobacco and cotton. The bulk of the land was held in huge plantations and worked by slaves. Independent Carolinians had smaller farms and allot fewer slaves. There was room for jobs in other areas that were farm based, such as blacksmith, architect, livestock breeder, house servant, and ship builder.
Simply, an architect designs buildings and a landscape architect designs landscaped areas such as public parks. Of course in reality there can be a bit of overlap, an architect might design the layout of a landscaped area, and a landscape architect might design some small structures in a landscape. Ultimately they are different specialisations with different areas of knowledge.