ELIZABETH EXLINE

Best of the Best 2005: Architects

David Hovey David Hovey has a nuanced view of history. Although steadfastly committed to contemporary architecture, he nonetheless traces his architectural philosophy to the Romans. “The Roman architect Vitruvius’ definition of architecture was ‘firmness, commodity, delight,’ ” Hovey says. “Firmness relates to the construction of the building, commodity to its function, and delight to its […]