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The Death of Starchitecture?

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No big surprise, this: architects are feeling a bit humbler these days. Witness the fall of starchitect Frank Gehry: "... for some ... his recent work also represents the excesses of a decade that combined easy money and architectural celebrity. They are less interested in the bravura, photogenic icons that Gehry has lately produced -- so-called signature buildings by a so-called starchitect -- and more compelled by eco-friendly designs or anti-poverty efforts such as those aimed at providing affordable housing in rural areas." Shiny steel curves can't fight poverty? [LA Times]