“In order to get people to employ you, and entrust into you to spend millions of dollars, if it’s a major project, they have to love you. I couldn’t find many people that loved me that much. That frustration led me to become an architect as developer.” – John Portman


The Architect as Developer: an Illustrated LEcture by John Portman, AIA. Given to the Royal Institute of British Architects on 27 April, 1982.




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