[...When an Architect intends to begin work on a project, he should first of all concentrate on understanding its every essential aspect. Only if he has fully grasped such aspects, will he perhaps succeed in giving the appropriate character to his subject. To give character to one’s work, it is necessary to study the subject in depth, to rise to the level of the ideas it is destined to put into effect, and to imbue oneself with them to such an extent that they are, so to speak, one’s sole inspiration and guide...]

/ excerpt from Architecture, essai sur l’art by Étienne-Louis Boullée. ENTIRE 12-PAGE ARTICLE ONLY IN THE PRINTED EDITION OF SOME/THINGS MAGAZINE CHAPTER006 / THE DARK LABYRINTH