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Thomas Yarrow

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781501738494

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9781501738494.001.0001

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Between Architect and Client

Between Architect and Client

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(p.125) Between Architect and Client
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Architects
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Thomas Yarrow

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Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501738494.003.0026

Rob is trying to describe the attributes that make for a good architect:

I’d say it’s quite selfless from a designer’s point of view, in that a good designer should really just be a vehicle that responds to the client’s wishes, even if the client doesn’t know what they want. So you’re quite often teasing those ideas out of them and pitching your own ideas for them to grab hold of. I think that’s very difficult, but quite key to recognize, the client as the ultimate designer....

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