conversation about the city

A city can be likened to a conversation in built form. Just as a conversation is not a string of ideas, a city is not a collection of buildings or artifacts.

less, more, enough, or too much?

In South Africa we are confronted by the question about what is too little, what is enough, and what is too much.

sense of place

For any person there exists equally a sense of self and a sense of place. Both senses are dependent on each other.

stone, wood, glass

Stone and wood are natural materials. They show the mark of the hand that has thought, worked (but not too much) and assembled these materials with skill and care.