"I’ve climbed over 100 mountains. For some reason, I just like to get on top of things."
"Why do you think that is?"
"I think it’s because climbing forces me to rely on myself. In the city, anything I need is a phone call away. When I’m climbing, I’ve got to figure it out on my own."
"You can’t pay for two hundred employees but your friends might have two hundred friends who can help you out. With two hundred friends you can compete with Foster + Partners." — Ana Penalba in an interview with Architizer on art, architecture, and community