What I like and what I believe about those sketches and models is that they’re distillations of ideas ... They could become art installations, or they could become buildings. They’re sort of hybrid pieces in the world of visual ideas before they become buildings [...]
I always go see the site and try to discern what the energy, nature, and character of the place are—the possibilities of a place. Then I start drawing. — Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works, via fastcodesign.com
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The majority of architecture culture just puts out books. I mean, if we were to participate in that consumer culture of architecture publications, we would have put a book out six or seven years ago.
But I wanted to wait until we had buildings. We feature one competition in the book and the rest of it is about real projects. That means a lot to me as an architect. — oregonlive.com
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