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Why do architects wear black?

Architects including Richard Rogers, Peter Zumthor, Albert Speer and Wiel Arets give their answers

Like all good caricatures, there's a kernel of truth in the image of the architect dressed head-to-foot in black. Publishers Springer Wien New York new book 'Why do Architects wear black?' runs with this premise. Architects including Richard Rogers, Peter Zumthor, Albert Speer and Wiel Arets have given their answers - reprinted in their own handwriting - in this pocket-sized book.

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