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If you have driven into San Francisco, you have seen this new building on the skyline.    It has a problem in that it is out of scale with the skyline, similarly to the situation with the World Trade Center towers in New York. 

The photo below reminds me of a book “What is Architecture?” by Paul Shepheard, which as an image of jets flying over the great pyramid on the cover.   Shepheard makes the point that machines are a kind of architecture.  Military jets are INSTRUMENTAL, as are high-rise buildings.


Here is the cover:


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