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About Felix Mara
Founding director of XYZ Architects. Contributor to The Architects' Journal and former technical editor. Acting editor of AJ Specification.
I see no dividing line between architectural design and technology. This philosophy is at the core of my design work and writing.
Drawing should be the core discipline for each and every architect.
The architectural profession needs to establish and honour a genuine moral code in order to win the trust of those it serves.
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