“I love architecture because my heart misses a beat when I see a nice one, I lose my sleep over details, I forget to eat when I am doin’ it ( and I’m a food lover, I just woke up from a dream with cupcakes…damn!)”—www.ilovearchitecture.org
“I love architecture because it gives me a visceral sense of completeness and, at once, endless horizons of possibilities.
In the best moments it is more than itself, uncontainable, yet provides great comfort through it’s sense of scale and relevance.”—www.ilovearchitecture.org
“I love architecture because ponder about the changing role of human rights.
I love architecture ‘cause bring together corporation interest and individuals unveiling remarkable thinking and ideas for new buildings and cultural venues.”—
“I love being an architect… I inhabit a world of vibrant colourful
dreams… a world where absolutely anything is possible… I nurture
peoples dreams and hopes till they take root and can thrive untended. From
the start of a project when I ask… “What would you like to know about
yourself” to the point somewhere down the track when a client sometimes
asks… “Did you really plan that to be that way” each project is a
blisteringly powerful reminder of the journey of life… learning to
listen, share, create and communicate… and at the same time taking
everyone with you… on the same page and within a budget. As an architect
I am writing the story of now. What did people care about, and what did
they know. Was it equitable, reverent, and was it mindful… Yep… I love
I Love Architecture because at its best, it reminds us that we are, at our best, the true Architects of this time-space-continuum. In essence this means that what we summon now has the potential to be pivotal, ground-breaking, paradigm-shifting, celebration.
The Victorian House, whose whimsy was born out of officially sanctioned decades of enforced National Mourning, comes with an internal structure of a Victorian (constraint) mindset. Likewise, we (UK) have grown through a dominant paradigm of scarcity/lack which played out in mediocre/constrictive housing stock across a Nation, that does nothing to lift the human spirit.
Thank You for the timely Proclamation and I am glad you played truant as a boy for the best possible reasons; For the Love of Architecture.