Form follows profit is the aesthetic principle of our times.
Of course I know very little about architecture, and the older I get the less I know.
Architecture is a slow business, and city planning even slower.
Architecture is about public space held by buildings.
I believe very strongly, and have fought since many years ago – at least over 30 years ago – to get architecture not just within schools, but architecture talked about under history, geography, science, technology, art.
My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we – architects – can effect the quality of life of the people.
The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.