Alec Nevala-Lee

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The architect’s humility

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Nordic Pavillion by Sverre Fehn

You’re…always trying to find the simplest solution. There are a lot of factors you have to take into account, but a simple solution often provides answers to several different questions. But you can’t just begin building—you have to reach an architectonic expression before you start. The drawing is vital. To be a good architect actually requires great humility. You have to make the most of the very small amount of knowledge you possess. Many young people today don’t have the patience. In my time we had to make maximum use of what little we had.

Sverre Fehn, to Architecture Norway

Written by nevalalee

October 24, 2015 at 7:30 am

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  1. True! I totally agree


    October 24, 2015 at 7:36 am

  2. Cad is the most importance in human life at present


    October 25, 2015 at 3:34 am

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