This is how we talk when we talk about architecture

Negroni crop_Richard Gatti

Architects struggle to drop the jargon and engage the public. Richard Gatti finds the addition of hard liquor helps

The writer and broadcaster Tom Dyckhoff recently started a furious Twitter debate by suggesting that architects speak in deliberately obfuscatory language.

The architecture practice / restaurateur Fourth Space’s contribution to the conversation is to invite everyone to their Venetian restaurant, Ombra in Hackney, add a few provocative thinkers from within and without the profession, throw in a free drink (a negroni, a mere 26% ABV) and see what happens.

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