Starchitects

In response to a recent polemic by Witold Rybczynski against the global proliferation of iconic but disconnected projects by starchitects, the New York Times hosts a debate that addresses the question: Are superstar architects ruining city skylines?
Jul 30, 2014   New York Times
Vegas' CityCenter, designed by a handful of notable architects, may be Vegas' first walkable, urban development, complete with LEED Gold Certification.
Dec 1, 2009   FastCompany
<p>One of the world's largest urban renewal projects is about to break ground in the Kartal area of Istanbul, and every aspect of the new neighborhood is designed by a star architect. The Wall St. Journal reports on the new "city-building industry".</p>
Jul 26, 2008   Wall St. Journal
<p>Architects are not just architects anymore. Now they are planners, too, and some high profile projects all over the world show that this trend is likely to continue.</p>
Mar 25, 2008   Architect Magazine