Kahn - on Collaboration - page 59

I think the act of architecture ... cannot be done by more than one person. Whereas performing a building, doing a service and making it work can be done by any number of people; by an organisation as well. But that which has to do with making a space what it wants to be, that must be that must be very jealously guarded by the person who does it. He (she) cannot share this. It would be like asking two painters to paint the same portrait. It is just impossible.

 

Louis Kahn: Essential Texts, Edited by Robert Twombly Norton & Company 2003

 

 

 

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