Article Number: 4197
Soft Cover, English, Glue Binding, 196 Pages, 2012, San Rocco

San Rocco #5

Scary Architects

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Architecture is scary. It is not just difficult to deny this; it is impossible. Architecture involves something oppressive.

Dictators by definition love architecture. Nothing is more typical of dictators than gigantic, tasteless architecture (this is the difference between dictators and gangsters: gangsters only need gigantic, tasteless cars). In Hollywood movies, bad characters are always hidden behind several layers of stone. Good characters usually just have a little house, a very ordinary one, possibly made of wood. Clearly, if you need architecture, something is wrong with you (...) (Quelle: Buch).