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12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects by Dave Hendricksen

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Part III: Visionary Skills

“There are three classes of people: Those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see.”

Leonardo da Vinci

“‘Think simple’ as my old master used to say—meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles.”

Frank Lloyd Wright

“I don’t know why people hire architects and then tell them what to do.”

Frank Gehry

“Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.”

Louis Kahn

“I feel coming on a strange disease: humility.”

Frank Lloyd Wright

Part III focuses on the three essential visionary skills for an architect. These chapters focus on exploration, planning, and execution of an architectural vision. The chapters are ...

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