Mette Aamodt, the cofounder and chief executive officer of Aamodt/Plumb Architects, developed the concept with her partner, Andrew Plumb. The two were inspired by the slow food movement of the 1980s.
The movement, which started in Italy, encourages people to eat locally grown foods with the intention of loving and nourishing their bodies. Since the ’80s, other disciplines like film and exercise have since adopted the idea of “slowness” in an attempt to break away from today’s fast-paced lifestyle.
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