Vanity Fair magazine asked 52 of the worlds “starchitects” (.e., folk who design expensive boxes that look good in magazines and treatises) to select the five most important buildings, bridges, or monuments constructed since 1980 and the greatest work of architecture thus far in the 21st century.
Surprising news from the survey?
Nothing at all by the best architect to to have emerged in recent years, Santiago Calatrava.
Millau Viaduct, France, Michel Virlogeux & Norman Foster
And the very best news from the whole survey?
According to Vanity Fair writer Matt Tymaur in his interview with Charlie Rose, “Po-Mo is dead.”
Well, thank Galt for small mercies.