Message - Re: is the architecture career today mentally healthy?

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Posted by  Richard Haut on July 17, 2003 at 12:24:13:

In Reply to:  Re: is the architecture career today mentally healthy? posted by Darren on July 17, 2003 at 11:17:24:

don't-blame-the-client ....................... never, never, never say that it is the client's fault. It is rubbish. If a client wants to do something wrong, try saying "no", but do not dump it on them. It makes them very angry and makes the profession look weak and irrelevant.

developers rarely have a clue about the built environment and are therefore, in my (reasonably lengthy) experience open to ideas if - and only if - those ideas have some sense to them.

if you do want to look for the applying of blame for poor urban surroundings look to the biggest enemy of good design: corruption. And that includes many (too many) people, clients, professionals, officials ......

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