Wait! The Architect Isn’t Done Yet!

“The rush to architectural judgment is like a vice. It’s something you shouldn’t do — and an indulgence that’s hard to resist.” John King is reserving judgment on the Thom Mayne tower taking shape before the eyes of the public in San Francisco. But many of his readers have already formed strong opinions about it, demonstrating “that in an ever-more splintered world of self-defined tribes, the buildings around us are a shared experience — no matter how vividly at odds our reactions might be.”