Architectural design fascinates me.
From the utterly ridiculous to the purely functional, it speaks of possibilities and challenges the limits of what can (or should) be done.
That being said, there is not much in way of interesting design that I have had a chance to experience up close. Let’s face it, I live on a tiny island in the Caribbean, which has a population of 2.7 million, so our buildings are built more for functionality and hurricane-proofing than award-winning design.
We do have the occasional ‘crowd-pleaser’, but there are times when pushing the limits can cause a stir in certain quarters, so I think it is safe to say that there exists no ‘Grand Designs Jamaica’ in the pipeline.
Stay with me now. I am getting to a point here.