Heriot Toun in autumn

Words for Summer 2019



Traces

 

I am convinced that a good building must be capable of absorbing the traces of human life and taking on psecific richness... I think the patina of age on materials, of innumerable small scratches on surfaces, of varnish that has grown dull and brittle, and of edges polished by use.

 

 

Peter Zumthor, architect


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