We should not judge a building merely from the outside. Or worse, from photos and texts in a well designed book (we cannot live in a book). We have to judge a building by using it. Today, architects write lofty theories because they are afraid that their designs do not 'speak' to us.
I explain the meaning of Amor Fati here (English and Indonesian catalog text). And here (English) and here (Indonesian catalog text) for a more recent and longer essay. And for a further selection of my writings see here.