Architects and scientists can be closely related for the fact that its ideas that they sell. The product of the idea is the next phase of the profession. There are ma y ideas that couldn’t see light. May be because it’s difficult to even communicate the idea. Or impractical in that point of time. Specific to ” that point of time ” because there are fictions that have become reality in time.
Architecture of the past was not a profession that was practiced for income. The realm of the profession should reside closely to that of public serveants or politicians. Reason being the profession basically deals with creating living spaces or spaces that the people feel comfortable to use. Architects should get payed for the satisfaction that his client attains from his work of art.