What the Labyrinth of Knossos Taught Me About What Is Needed to Design Well
My little boy grew up this year and went off to college to be trained as an architect. “How will he keep up with the math and the physics, the drafting and computer skills that is required?” is the concerned question I hear. What could I reply? I had learned on my own forty year journey in design that there is more to architecture than nuts and bolts, beams and columns that need to be engineered to stand up to the ravages of time. But what, I asked myself, is the essence of design that I can guide him towards?