Compare this with:
“I believe that the idea of the totality, the finality of the master-plan, is misguided. One should advocate a gradual transformation of public space, a metamorphic process, without relying on a hypothetical time in the future when everything will be perfect. The mistake of planners and architects is to believe that fifty years from now Alexanderplatz will be perfected. -p.197”
― Daniel Libeskind, Daniel Libeskind
How do you effect any sort of positive change, gradual or otherwise, without looking into the future? Will the the piecemeal changes of a gradual transformation add up to a better whole?