Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas has criticised Italy’s national institute of architects for failing to recognise his wife and business partner Doriana after it awarded a lifetime achievement award solely to him
The latest issue features this year’s AJ Architecture Awards with 73 pages of winning and shortlisted schemes. There are also building studies of Witherford Watson Mann’s opera house at Nevill Holt in Leicestershire; and a partially subterranean north London house by Takero Shimazaki Architects. PLUS The era of the super low fee bid is back in a new wave of aggressive fee-cutting; and we meet Emma Dent Coad, ...
'Away from their natural habitat, mercilessly stripped of the props that they use to protect their image of omnipotence, architects are revealed for what they really are - babbling fantasists peddling their pet projects.'
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