In his latest article, Hugh Pearman asks "Everything seemed just great for Will Alsop only a little over six months ago. Having moved from architecture's bad-boy fringes to the mainstream via the Stirling Prize, his brand of startlingly unorthodox architecture and playful masterplans had served him well. He seemed to be going from strength to strength, in demand internationally. Then nemesis swept past, trailing a damaging vortex. Towards the end of the year, his practice went financially pear-shaped, long-serving directors left in a hurry, venture capitalists had to bail him out. So is it all up for our Will?"
What do you think?