Some people may say my curved panels look like sails. Well, I am a sailor, so I guess I probably do use that metaphor in my work - though not consciously.
I can't just decide myself what's being built. Someone decides what they want, then I work for them.
Liquid architecture. It's like jazz - you improvise, you work together, you play off each other, you make something, they make something. And I think it's a way of - for me, it's a way of trying to understand the city, and what might happen in the city.
Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.
The best advice I've received is to be yourself. The best artists do that.