Architects of stature…

December 8, 2010 § Leave a comment

Slate Magazine weighs in this week with some lofty architectural speculation. Does an architect’s height determine their reputation? Will a bona fide Napoleon complex help in a field full of obsessively driven professionals? Witold Rybczynski suggests that this may be the case. All I will say is that one of my fondest grad school memories is of one of the architects named in the article, spittle flying from his mouth, staring up at me as he tore apart my housing studio project on a review. And I’m not that tall…

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