UK Education Consultant Compares Architects To Oxen

Yesterday we heard how Sarah Wigglesworth Attacks UK Government's Attitude To Design; it just gets worse. Now Simon Lucas, head of education and children's services at cost consultant EC Harris, says:

"This is terribly provocative but if there's not an increasing role for architects - well, OK. After the invention of the internal combustion engine there was no longer a role for oxen-pulled ploughs. No one said, 'Should we keep on as we are because we've got lots of oxen?' That's an incredibly unkind analogy."

It sure is. More at BDOnline

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