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Why Don't Architects Sign Their Buildings?

Why Don't Architects Sign Their Buildings?
Why Don't Architects Sign Their Buildings?, © Peter Knaup
© Peter Knaup

It is a curious fact that architects do not put their signature on buildings. While even a novice architecture enthusiast can pick out a Frank Gehry building in any given city, there is no physical statement within that building identifying Frank Gehry as the designer. But why not? This article by Planetizen asks explores this interesting question.

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Cite: Connor Walker. "Why Don't Architects Sign Their Buildings?" 12 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/526106/why-don-t-architects-sign-their-buildings/> ISSN 0719-8884
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