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Catching up with some old Radio 3 programs this evening. Firstly, The Renzo Piano interview by John Tulsa. RP: “…by the way, architecture is also a very polluted art in the sense that it’s polluted by life, by the complexity of things.” JT: “By compromise.” RP: “Yes, by compromise, but in some way this compromised […]

life and soul

A while ago I had the pleasure of suggesting a good book to Peter over at He has repaid the favour twice over by encouraging me to read What Is Architecture? by Paul Shepheard. I read it during the Christmas holidays, being sure to carry a pencil with me at all times so that […]

Peter Lindberg wrote:

(some correspondence between Peter and I about Paul Shepheard that seemed worth hyperlinking) Have you read it? It would be interesting to hear your thoughts on it. Best, /P. Dear Peter, First of all I should start with an apology, since my thoughts on your Fred Brooks entry about software architecture still haven’t made […]


I was hoping to finish a ‘proper’ blog entry this evening, but once again the hours have slipped through my fingers and I’m left with only minutes. Gone are the days when I would just ignore the natural desire for sleep and work on into the night. Instead I shall quickly hypertextualise my day. (I […]