If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
In Quantum Physics, the impossibility of complete knowledge about something is called the “Uncertainty Principle.” That, in a nutshell, is what architecture can be like.
Every geographic location has its own set of rules, written and unwritten, for delivering a project. Delivering a successful project in a new market, a new geography, and a new culture is a gamble.
Do you know when and where you decided to become an architect or engineer? I do, to the precise minute.