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Knowing the limits is our ongoing struggle. The limits of investigation, the limits of our proposals, our own limits. We live in a world of open limits: limits, which, at the end of the day, are defined by the research field of our work. Limits are synonymous with doubt. If you didn’t have doubts then interest, progress and risk would not exist either. On the one hand I want to extend my limits; but on the other hand I have my doubts, I’m afraid to. That’s life isn’t it?
Intellectually, as an architect, I recognise that I have grown up in a very safe environment. It is no accident that in our school speculation barely gained a foothold, that the things we produced were quite ordered, that the de la Sota style of architecture that was produced there years ago, has been replaced nowadays by a more Swiss or German style of architecture, where formal research is related more to the physical form than to images or reflections foreign to architecture. We live here in a context that is quite like that: of stone, of arris of weight; and also of glass and iron: precise and exact.