… or why best architects’ work comes for free?
I am often amazed how much time some people are prepared to invest into a buying process of a 20.000€ car. A car that, eventually, in 5-10 year time they would replace with a new one. While on the other hand, when it comes to build a house, with a price tag of the investment ten times higher at least, a house where they would live their dream life, raise their children and spend – maybe – the rest of their time in, that is not always the case.
When with a client it comes to the point, to discuss the price, I often say that to them my service actually comes for free.
Well not free in a way, you do not pay me money for my work. Yes, it is true, I love… No! … I…
Many people, friends, prosperous clients,… are asking me, why I use the term “SLOW ARCHITECTURE”.
It is simple.
I found out, that for a creative process I need TIME.
Plenty of it, in fact.
Sometimes, an inspired-by-a-moment sketch on the napkin, is all it is needed. But most of the times it is all about endless test & trials… or extended periods of nothingness…