What is going on at the construction site?
Facultas nostra 2021, December
I hope I will not insult anyone by the following comparison – it definitely is not my aim. I’ve got an idea to compare our construction to a woman. She is born and it is a great event, then she grows quickly but she is still a child. Our construction the same: in the beginning, a giant crater emerged at the site rather quickly, the shell construction went up, everybody admired how the work was flowing. (They would say about a girl: “She is so cute!”) Then for a long time it looks like nothing much is going on, not only form the outside, but also inside. You can see hundreds of workers and technicians pulling cables, hanging pipes, building one or another partition wall, sometimes you can see a window newly glazed, but still no beauty or cosiness (and we are back at the comparison, when neutral “She has grown a lot!“ would be said).
And then, maturing comes. And when it comes at the construction site, the two years clutter is swept away, rooms get painted, door frames and doors are placed, sanitary appliances at toilets and showers are fitted, radiators mounted, floor coverings start to being laid, soffits are hanged. And it’s a joy. And this joy is now arising in our new campus building. Now let’s hope that we will be able to say together: “She is so beautiful!”
And not to forget: the heating has already been switched on.