“I’m frankly quite worried about this new fashion of going up on buildings,” Mr. Piano said in the interview. “This is what I call an inappropriate use of the building.”Inappropriate use of a building! Oh, for heaven's sake, Mr. Piano man. Relish the bravura. Also, he may have forgotten for a moment that some people have said exactly the same thing about his work: "Inappropriate use of a building." But, we digress.
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Renzo Piano guy is getting pretty pithy. When questioned by a New York Times correspondent about the third dare-devil climbing the New York Times Tower which he designed, he responded: