RAFAEL VIÑOLY

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Architect

CURRENT PROJECT:
Building a house

FIRST STEP ON A PROJECT:
Understand the client

LAST STEP ON A PROJECT:
There isn’t one.

HOW DO YOU BREAK A CREATIVE BLOCK?
Play the piano

WHY DO YOU DO WHAT YOU DO?
It intrigues me.

EDUCATION:
In the field

MENTORS:
Fina Santos, Giancarlo Pasian

WORLD-SAVING MISSION:
Educate

FIRST ACT AS “DESIGN CZAR”:
To make clear that design isn’t what
people today take for art

DREAM TEAM:
Mahadev Raman, Jörg Schlaich,
Anish Kapoor, and Satoshi Toyoda

OFFICE CHAIR:
Whichever I can find

FAVORITE TCHOTCHKE:
A lead holder my father gave me in 1962

MOST USEFUL TOOL:
Rhino

BOOKMARKS:
BBC

BEST PLACE TO THINK:
Bed

CURRENT READ:
The Pregnant Widow, by Martin Amis, and On the Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin

SOMETHING OLD:
Me

SOMETHING NEW:
Ideas

FAVORITE SPACE:
The keyboard

GUILTY PLEASURE:
Drawing faces

UNDERRATED:
Work ethic

OVERRATED:
Talent

LEARNED THE HARD WAY:
Architecture

COMMAND-Z (UNDO):
Many, many things

DREAM JOB:
Mine

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