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Clive Knights sounds like a man of my own heart. His experiential idea of slipping into a different person's personae to develop a realistic sense of a city's identity zeroes in on the importance of many different individual interests and contributions that come together to create the whole city experience.

I would hope that this kind of encouragement would lead to future development that is more representative and sensitive to the wide range of different people that want and need to live, work, visit and play here.


Don't worry, us students (I've taken several classes from Clive) have absorbed a tremendous amount of ideas and philosophy that go above & beyond the limited 'drafting monkey' or bean-counting approach to architecture.

Here's to poetics...

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