ARCHPHOTO - INTERVIEW MILANO 2003 by Emanuelle Piccardo - see the whole interview: EP: What's your idea of architecture? PP: That is an interesting question. It is like asking "What is reality?" these days. Architecture is: a good, special space where you can feel comfortable, a rare form that protects you, some particular territory where you can experience your own existence in stronger ways (...) a noisy street where you see lots of beautiful faces, a bridge that always brings you closer to the sky, a building that inspires our soul... Architecture is any unforgettable friendly space that helps us to understand, to survive, to improve this world. Everything else is irrelevant" (...)