The phenomenon of "architectural myopia" may also explain the repeated mistakes that architects make in fashioning built environments for others, which turn out to be woefully unsuccessful in what may seem obvious ways to laypeople. Lastly, "architectural myopia" explains the often-disastrous attempts that architects have made to fashion urban schemes for entire neighborhoods and cities.
—Michael Mehaffy and Nikos A. Salingaros, "The Architect Has No Clothes," Guernica, October 19, 2011
The state-of-the-art building was designed to serve its purpose the promotion and enjoyment of the arts unfettered by political correctness like the Tuggeranong Arts Centre, which is a slave to wheelchair ramps and architectural myopia.
—"Belconnen's graceful lady of the lake," Canberra Times, August 29, 2009
—Lionel Esher, A Broken Wave, Allen Lane, January 1, 1981 (approx)