An idea must be worked out in the physical world to determine its value. Returning to the same problem using various methods produces a more stable solution.
TRYING TO FORESTALL
Misinformation. It can only flourish through ideas that cannot be refuted by direct experience. The idea that simply producing an idea for change will make it happen, without doing the hard work.
GARDENING vs. ARCHITECTURE
WORK AND PRACTICE
"(My notebooks) aren't a record of my thinking process. They are my thinking process. I actually did the work on the paper."
"They endure storms and all the vicissitudes of the seasons, and they rarely rest. But unlike a building a building, a garden never stops growing. And while it requires the gardener's constant attention, it also allows life for the gardener to be a great adventure "
"We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us."