To understand the idea of the type is a path way to understand the communicative nature of architecture. As a discipline that nourishes over the products which provides the examples, the "safe" experience for the following cases, type supplies the ground of development for architecture. For the observer the experience of architecture also proceeds with the type. We define the built environment by the help of type. It facilitates the communication between men and architecture. Throughout this study what was aimed was to take a closer look to the idea of type in terms of its communicational role between architecture and men. As the nature of the type is clarified the nature of architecture and its effects on men can be comprehended in a deeper level. Type which is at the intersection of communication and architecture becomes the clue.