Comment on: Steve Jobs' message to architects
Oh dear, another bash at education and the role of the crit. Such view usually only come from those who cannot stand up to the cut and thrust of intellectual debate.
However one is reminded of what one often conveyed in teaching to young architects; advice from the great Denys Lasdun on the purposes of architecture and the brief (to paraphrase):-
'The purpose of architecture is not to give the client what they wanted, but to deliver that which they never dreamt of; and when they see it they will realise it is what they expected and wanted all along....'