chapter  7
“Only where comfort ends, does humanity begin”
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Glass has an extra-human, super-human quality. Therefore, the

European is right when he fears that glass architecture might

become uncomfortable. Certainly, it will be so. And that is not its

least advantage. For first of all the European must be wrenched out

of his coziness. Not without good reason the adjective “gemütlich”

intensified becomes “saugemütlich” (swinishly comfortable).