Politics are beautiful. They enable a community to live collectively with one another. It’s not about stabbing each other in the back it’s about enabling people to reach their dreams and pursue happiness.
At this present time matter is still the best way to think of architecture but I’m not so sure for very long. The computer is radicalizing the way we think about our world.
If you’re into architecture and you’re from the West everything is hors d’oeuvres for working to rebuild the Temple. Ultimately you’re led there. You can’t escape it.
You can just drift unhappily towards this vision of heaven on earth and ultimately that is what architecture is a vision of: Heaven on earth at it’s best.