‘You [engineers] need to tell the architects, when they try to call the shots, to sod off.’ [...]
‘Celebrity architects – or as they are known in the business starchitects – have taken over with their dazzling shirts, their big watches, and their big pointy shiny erections. [...]
This is the new age of the engineer. This is your time – your moment in the limelight. Never has there been a moment where people are so aware of how fragile the planet is.' — architectsjournal.co.uk
As the architect of such curvaceous London landmarks as "the Gherkin" and the City Hall building described as a "glass testicle", it is something of a Damascene conversion, but Ken Shuttleworth has called time on strangely shaped edifices. — telegraph.co.uk
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