Posted by Richard Haut on January 11, 2003 at 13:46:48:
In Reply to: Re: Is Digital Design Desirable? posted by Per Corell on January 11, 2003 at 13:02:51:
"Stalin loved cake buildings"
is a novel better because it was written with a quill and ink, a fountain pen, a biro, a pencil, a typewriter, a word-processor ?
to produce a "cut-and-paste" novel would be easier using a word-processor, so long as nobody wanted to try and read it.
what matters is the amount of effort and understanding that goes into creating a building to a particular brief.
As Per knows, computers are often used in boat design, but heaven help the sailor who goes out in one that is not designed with a proper understanding of its function.
computers are a great design tool, but they are not more than that.
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