Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Architecture is, however, not a linear process that leads more or less logically and directly from architectural history to new buildings. On the search for the architecture I envisage, I frequently experience stifling moments of emptiness...At these moments, I try to shake off the academic knowldege of architecture I have acquired because itt has suddenly started to hold me back...I find I can breathe more freely. I catch a whiff of the old familiar mood fo the inventors and pioneers. Design has once again become an invention.
Peter Zumthor, Thinking Architecture.

I dust the photocopy off my shelf, and read again the words which once so inspired me. Architecture smarkitecture.