Will Internet Kill the Architect Star?

  • 11 Dec 2013
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  • Architecture News mini
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After the controversial lampooning of Zaha Hadid’s Al Wakrah Stadium in Qatar, Anthony Flint of the Atlantic Cities casts a critical eye over how the internet, and the swarms of would-be architecture critics that reside there, have changed the way that buildings are designed. Tracking the trend for this form of criticism from Le Corbusier’s “two pianos having sex” (aka the Carpenter Centre at Harvard) to the hyper-reactive culture of modern online criticism today, he looks at how architects – and PR companies – are responding. You can read the full article here.

Cite: Stott, Rory. "Will Internet Kill the Architect Star?" 11 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 25 Apr 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=456661>

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