"The layers of the historical city are so strong, especially in Italy I think, that you are ... not the first or the last one to act on the city, So, this idea of layers where you always operate on a text that's already existing, you add something on, like in a collective artifact, and it changes your point-of-view because you see yourself as something that [has] to interpret something else. You are not responsible for the whole process, so, I think this is interesting; the idea that you belong to it. And I think that the word design defines both industrial design [and contemporary design], it's such a general word ... Let's put it this way, Italy is famous also for industrial design you know, or furniture design, and part of your interviews will have to do with these people. In a way, you cannot completely overlap the world of architecture intended more as a real-estate, housing, and things like that, because we have some quite advanced ways of production ... In a way, the fact that architecture is fixed on the ground, and a piece of furniture can be moved around, makes them two different things."