1. In the village, the craftsman is neither an artist or an architect. The mundane needs of housing, storage, cooking transform material into objects of utility.
2. But in the city the more profitable trade is in objects and places that enhance the identity of the purchaser through hyperconsumption.
3. True. The new lifestyle encourages the purchase of commodities - houses, antiques, farmhouses, beach villas, paintings - objects capable of sustaining generations. Architecture is also just an invention - manufacturing enterprise, giving more consumer choices: you make what you can sell, you buy what you don't need, you build what you see in a shopping catalogue of architecture. Everyone is happy.
4. You know architecture has turned away from the act of making space and pecome a product art. ... Its merely an assembly of richer and newer products ...
5. Whose usefullness is suspect ... "(can you direct me to the entracnce (of the building)?)"
6. What then is the role of the architect?
7. How much land does a man ndeed?
8. How many rooms make a house?