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Stars in their eyes or just passing the buck?


One day we will live in a world where architects can talk about their work without having to resort to star constellations in order to justify what they have produced.

If you are going to design a wacky, shinky-shonky, or even a blobby building, just do it and be proud of it. Don't blame it on some corny star constellation, or the fact that a Jewish person died five miles in that direction, or because a certain number in a city's history sounds like it would make a good height for a tower. What the hell is going on here? Am I the only one who thinks this is the most childish and obnoxious way to talk about architecture? It is insulting.

What the hell do the Northern Lights have to do with north London anyway?

By the way Mr Libeskind, the word 'typography' refers to text not architectural spaces. I hate it when people do that.

disillusionedyoungarchitect @hotmail. com

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