Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Face to face

  • Comment

Astragal was a little surprised to get a friendship request on Facebook from that celebrated architectural blogger, Norman Blogster. It seems to go against the ethos of Facebook, of revealing slightly more about yourself than is prudent, since Norman is resolutely anonymous. However, he is a member of the pithily named network ‘I don’t need sex, the school of architecture fucks me all the time’. Astragal was particularly taken by a discussion strand in this group asking what the most devastating comment was that anyone had ever received in a crit. Highlights include, ‘If it was a cool shark, I would have a lot more respect for it, but it's like a retarded fish.’ and ‘Mine is still the classic "it's quite a masculine building, isn't it?" This perhaps wouldn't have been so bad if the brief had not been for a breast cancer caring centre.’ You can see more at www.facebook.com

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.