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In the Mind of the Architect
The Public Good
Season 1, Episode 2 • Documentary, 01-Jan-2000
Architecture is public art. We all have to live with the appearance of a building for a long time. So architects carry a responsibility for the character of our cities. Through buildings they create community. Increasingly in our time the wealth which builds our cities is in private rather than public hands. So who is looking after the public good, and where does that leave the architect?
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