Architects versus engineers

Here’s a quote I ran across in the book Operating Systems.

When an engineer builds a building, it’s very well built, but it’s so ugly that the people tear it down; when an architect builds a building, it’s very beautiful, but it falls down!

2 thoughts on “Architects versus engineers

  1. Here’s another good one.

    Q. What’s the difference between a mechanical engineer and a civil engineer?

    A. Mechanical engineers build weapons. Civil engineers build targets.

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