Reaction to Architecture

"Everyone in his own way is affected by his environment. The chords that are struck in people are not necessarily the ones which the architect anticipates. It seems to me the better the building, the more variety of chords that are struck."
Soo, Lydia, and Robert Ousterhout. "On the Destruction of Paul Rudolph's Christian Science Building: The Vicissitudes of Functionalism." Inland Architect 31 (March/April 1987): 69.