Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
Architecture Puzzler #316
"Analysis serves to understand a problem... then there's the creative aspect which comes through intuition."
"I need to go and explore and ask a place — and intuit its aspirations, sense its history. I believe that a place contains the potential for its own transformation. If one listens, it will tell you what to do."
"Creating an architectural structure means taking possession of the earth. It means transforming a condition of nature into a condition of culture through man's work and addressing the needs of the community."
These quotes are from the designer of the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul South Korea and Villa Redaelli, Bernareggio, Italy. Who is this architect?
Mario Botta, as quoted in an interview in ArchitectureWeek.