Design 
  Community 
  Architecture 
  Discussion 
 

Message - The Price of Progress

    Responses | Architecture Forum | Architecture Students | Architecture Scrapbook | ArchitectureWeek    
   

Posted by  Paul Malo on September 13, 2002 at 09:07:03:

In Reply to:  WTC Design posted by Paul Dremann on September 13, 2002 at 07:56:18:

The Blame Game doesn't accomplish much. If there's a moral to the story, it's that innovation entails risk. Progress is always a game played against the unknown. It you don't want to take chances, don't innovate. If you admire progress, don't fault innovators.

Architects certainly should have a sense of grave responsibility about risk. The quest for novel innovation is inherently perilous.
But the only way to avoid risk is to avoid living.

Mistakes are unfortunate but don't be so indignant about honest mistakes, unless you would have no one venture anything different from the tried and true.

 
 
ArchitectureWeek     Search     Buildings     Architects     Types     Places     Pix     Free 3D Models     Store     Library

Search GreatBuildings.com by name of Building, Architect, or Place:   
Examples:  "Fallingwater",  "Wright",  "Paris"           Advanced Search

Responses:




Post a Response -

Name:
E-Mail:

Subject:


This is an archive page. Please post continuing discussion to the new Architecture Forums.

To post successfully to the new membership-based DesignCommunity Forums:

    1) Go to the new forums area.
    2) Register with a valid email address.
    3) Receive and respond to the confirmation email.
    4) Then login to the new forum system.



 

Special thanks to our Sustaining Subscribers including BuilderSpace.com .

Home | Great Buildings | CAD Outpost | DesignWorkshop | Free 3D | Gallery | Search | ArchitectureWeek
This document is provided for on-line viewing only. /discussion/21646.html