Children are our future

My grandson is expressing an architectural interest. I have to say Lego rather than Kevin McLeod.

For his recent 8th birthday, I gave him two introductory books on the subject. I am not expecting him to grow up to be an architect but on the card I wrote:

‘These books are not intended as propaganda, but to recognize that early intervention is likely to prevent crimes against the built environment in later life.’

I have given some of these books as birthday gifts to my architectural colleagues.  It may be too late for them…