People matter more than architecture, but the two are interdependent. After all, some of the most revered architecture was crafted with the human experience in mind. Architecture is merely a vessel, and a means. There is a multitude of ways in which we can highlight the human condition and facilitate meaningful connections.
Tuesday mornings are Meals on Wheels delivery days for Brendan. Meals are brought to seniors for whom these deliveries are often their only source of real human interaction during the day. Volunteering in this way is a win-win. Friendships have been forged, and the knowledge gained from listening to our senior citizens is priceless.
We all have busy lives. But if you make the time to give back, you’ll find that what you receive in return is worth far more than the time given.