lined to follow trends. At school, we are trained to appreciate Star Architects and to produce architecture for affluent clients worldwide. In the past decades the media has continued to lure us everyday by seductive images that turned architecture into luxury fashion, often disconnected from its original purpose.
What the media (and we) might have ignored, are the un-solicited, unremarkable, and often indigenous building activities that have achieved no less than the awarded, the critically acclaimed and the media-favored projects. Little attention was spent on the purposes, the processes and the people that work to improve the lives of the less privileged who can’t afford the design service.”