200 Years Ago, and Architects Were Already Cynical!

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In 1806, Benjamin Henry Latrobe wrote to Robert Mills,  “The profession of architecture has been hitherto in the hands of two sets of men. The first of those [gentlemen] who from traveling or from books have acquired some knowledge of the theory of the art, know nothing of its practice, the second of those [mechanics] […]