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" As sustainability becomes more and more of a concern, we're going to see more plastics. "
" A very big percentage of small-scale construction is plastic. But it's some horrible beige plastic made to look like wood. "
" Before computers, you'd start designing using shapes of cubes. Now I can start with something like a handkerchief, an object that doesn't have strong inside and outside boundaries or much closed volume. "
" By supporting all the links in the building chain and giving them an easy, intuitive tool for sharing model-based project information, GTeam enhances workflows and improves communication from design through to fabrication and assembly. "
" I really like the pop culture materials of everyday life, but used in some way that elevates them to something you notice and care about. "
" It's incredibly exciting to know people are using and living with the things I create. "
" It's most satisfying to have an effect on the public realm - deep down I think it's what every architect wants to do. "
" It turns out it's not rocket science to design a sacred space. "
" Plastics, as a material, are very nasty, but as an alternative to, let's say, a brick, which seems really natural, they start to look pretty good. They're very low energy to produce, very lightweight to transport and construct. That's why they're so popular. "
" The clothes I like are not necessarily tailored. "
" To go back to architecture, what's organic about architecture as a field, unlike product design, is this whole issue of holism and of monumentality is really our realm. Like, we have to design things which are coherent as a single object, but also break down into small rooms and have an identity of both the big scale and the small scale. "
" What's interesting about architects is, we always have tried to justify beauty by looking to nature, and arguably, beautiful architecture has always been looking at a model of nature. "
" When my kids were toddlers, they had all these rotomolded plastic things. My life became surrounded by big, hollow plastic toys - from the scale of playhouses down to rocking horses, and everything in between - which we would then take to the secondhand store. But we'd get sentimentally attached and hate to see them go. "
" With everything that I design, from a church to a plate to skyscraper to a spoon. I am always thinking about voluptuous volumes and spaces. "
" Without a computer, every point on a structure has to be calculated with reference to everything else. But by using a PC, I can create complex curves that don't have radii or centers. "
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