La Défense, the Dutch social security & welfare service in Almere, the Netherlands by architect Ben van Berkel
Filmed by Willard Jansen
Music is by Alex Cortiz, Schmooz, from the album Make Believe.
The purpose of architecture is to build meaning, so get close to the meaning and build
The architect should not limit the sphere of his work with narrow frames and servile imitations, but, where necessary, should overcome obstacles by means of his powerful fantasy and bravely move forward. Those who think that the architect’s activity should embrace only current realistic requirements are thinking incorrectly and falsely.
I dislike architects because their crimes last longer than their own own lives. They die and leave us with this.
In any evolutionary process even in the arts, the search for novelty becomes corrupting