ruminations about architecture and design

Thursday, July 3, 2014

we now return to our unoriginal programming

Something I designed is currently under construction and in the next week it will start the "moment of truth" phase of the building process. If part A has not been drawn to properly receive part B then it will be time for tears and finger-pointing.

Architects learn to accept mistakes. Some mistakes are hidden forever. Some are corrected in a half-assed fashion. Sometimes there is an apology and nothing else. The world hasn't seen a perfect building yet.

So, is an architect who claims to be a perfectionist a delusional idiot?

The heat in Boston is a real thing right now. Should I water my garden or wait for rain?

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