"Un lieu, c’est l’aboutissement du travail du temps et de la nature."
- Kengo Kuma -
From A Pattern language
"The spots which are the most inviting, are those high enough to give people a vantage point, and low enough to put them in action."
- Stair seats -
"When plate glass windows became possible, people thought that they would put us more directly in touch with nature. In fact, they do the opposite."
- Small panes -
"A place where people can sit lazily, legitimately, be on view, and watch the world go by." "People like to watch the street."
- Stair seats and Street cafe -