Designing and building to make the everyday extraordinary.
"Architects who have aimed at acquiring manual skill without scholarship have never been able to reach a position of authority to correspond to their pains, while those who relied only upon theories and scholarship were obviously hunting the shadow, not the substance. But those who have a thorough knowledge of both, like men armed at all points, have the sooner attained their object and carried authority with them."
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (born ca. 80/70 BC; died ca. 25 BC) was a Roman writer, architect and engineer