Editor's Note: In this article from Architect Magazine, Aaron Betsky lashes out against what he perceives as ‘bad design'. What do you think?
Starchitecture is not the real problem. Bad buildings are. Excessive egos and a lack of collaboration on all levels of the design process, from making the design to working with clients, consultants and experts, and extra-commission stakeholders (neighbors, communities, governments) is a problem, but not nearly as much as the real problem: a risk-adverse, NIMBY culture that also refuses to invest in social quality, share resources, and, what is ultimately the most important, build for its own… Read the full article at ArchitectMagazine.com