New York Times
Frank Gehry once said that if we didn’t have starchitects, architects (and architecture) wouldn’t be in the media at all. But this kind of coverage, even when positive, we don’t need. It perpetuates a Howard Roarkian image that makes most of us architects cringe — not the least because of the uber-capitalist, Ayn Rand alignment — and also deflates a more productive optimism within the profession that sees these arrogant acts as old school.
…I remember reading Ayn Rand many summers ago after my freshman year in college. I read “The Fountainhead” and “Atlas Shrugged.” At that time they seemed to make sense…
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The Phuket Insider
…these concrete behemoths. We need the anti-hero Howard Roark from Ayn Rand’s tome The Fountainhead to deal with these non-functioning disasters. My quandary, however, is not with cheap real estate or even…
…NDP campaign in London East, he began to read Ayn Rand, the American philosopher and novelist. Rand, he said in a 2007 documentary, changed his life and the “whole way I look at everything.” Emery…