of an environment is inextricably linked to the organization of the physical
environment. They must be considered together as components of the
same problem, and always in the context of continuous change.
In the creation of an effective
environment [whether physical or organizational] there can be no short-cuts,
no standard details, no rule books, or for that matter no preconceptions
of any kind. Each solution is its own paradigm.
the words of Louis Sullivan “Form follows function”. In my words;
a building’s design, its form, is only successful if it first responds
to real world of the built environment and to the end user’s program.
Aesthetics of a building
are only one of many considerations for an Architect, including but not
exclusive to; site, climate, budget constraints, life cycle costs, possible
changes in future program requirements, and legal requirements. Aesthetics
must always be considered in the context to support the end user’s program.
practice of Architecture is an “Art” in the strictest definition of the
word, but the discipline of the practice of Architecture and the creation
of "successful" Architecture, begins and ends with the "successful" satisfaction
of needs [the program] of the end user not the creation of an
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