Are Architects Assholes?
The nicest building in Croydon was built in 1596. It exudes tranquillity.
I pass it on my way to the office and it always lifts my spirits.
No other building in Croydon does this.
So, either there haven’t been any decent architects operating in Croydon since 1596 or, as I suspect the architects would argue, the guys who commission buildings don’t appreciate nice buildings.
The nicest building in Croydon was commissioned by the then Archbishop of Canterbury.
Maybe the commissioning of public buildings, and even the local authority approval process for private buildings, should be put under the control of the present Archbishop.
After all, he’s in charge of our spiritual health and having nice buildings contributes to that.Tags: archbishop of canterbury, architects, croydon, spirits, spiritual health