What's the most exciting development in architecture today?

Question: What's the most exciting development in architecture today?

Lee Mindel: Every age is a kind of amalgam of its technology and it’s wonderful to sort of trace the history of architecture through technology and particularly now in a very technological driven society, there is an awful lot of things being driven by the computer, by the web, by streaming media, but in a way although those are devices they still don’t require the need to think and feel. It’s just the vocabulary of thinking and feeling is done in a different way, but it all goes back to the same thing of caring about what you do being responsible and showing that kind of love and passion for everything you do. Recorded On: 6/1/07

The vocabulary of thinking and feeling has changed, says Mindel.

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