The thing about creating a solid structure is that it usually happens by making mistakes. The strongest buildings of today are a result of countless builders and material designers making errors along the way throughout history.
Should this plank go here? What if we used this type of metal in this place?
Sometimes it works on the first try, but more often, things don’t pan out like we hoped. Over time though, the mistakes get fixed and a better result is realized.
If you’re trying to build something that’s going to last, break things first.