Any architectural project we do takes at least four or five years, so increasingly there is a discrepancy between the acceleration of culture and the continuing slowness of architecture.
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We live in an almost perfect stillness and work with incredible urgency.
The luxury of our position now is that we can almost assemble any team to address any issue.
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John W. Thompson