January 24, 2013
Yes, very nice, but who do you think is going to clean it?
If you want to, you can see the difference between design and facilities management as the difference between sex and parenthood. One is an act of creation, the other of care. So while an architect or designer might look at the honeycomb structures and shiny surfaces of the interior of the 40,000 capacity Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi with admiration, the person who is actually responsible for looking after it might well be more likely to think ‘well, that’s just great’.
January 30, 2013 @ 2:57 pm
Fantastic pictures and a brilliantly accurate analogy!