Reply To: libeskind / Manuel Aires Mateus on the docks
I’m not protectionist at all asdasd and would be happy to compete with any architect from anywhere and have done so, with some success.
I would suggest that if there is a parochial attitude it comes from those who commission major public buildings by famous names because of their name and the knock on positive effect that supposedly brings.
Of all the buildings recently commissioned in my city by architects whose work I greatly admire, like Chipperfield, Rogers, Grimshaw
and Foster I find their proposals lacking inspiration. Like a “ghost” of their usual work
We don’t have a Libesking though…….yet