"The popular image of the architect -- formed by books like Ayn Rand's
'The Fountainhead' -- is that of a master builder, an artist, or even
genius, battling the philistines to erect structures for the ages. Like
all caricatures, this one contains a grain of truth. Great buildings
can leave us awestruck and inclined to view their creators as beings
"But day-to-day reality is something quite different..."
Wall Street Journal book review: http://301url.com/EverythingByDesign