Categories Architecture something something thomas mayne Post author By Jimmy Stamp Post date 22 March, 2005 1 Comment on something something thomas mayne I know it’s late, but I don’t really care too much… The New York Times loves Thomas MayneSlate is kind of ambivalentThe Guardian weighs in Watch out for this 61 year old “Maverick Architect!” ps: I don’t like morphosis ← Breaking Away: A Bicycle Tree → Ralph Erskine Dies 1 reply on “something something thomas mayne” here, here. morphosis, shmorphosis. i was asked by one of my reporter friends: “I’m curious to hear from John on the high school design that won the big prize…” my response: “well first of all, an architect wins the pritzker for a body of work – not one particular building. it’s kind of a lifetime achievement award. that said, like most students, i went through a morphosis (that’s the name of thom mayne’s – this year’s model – firm) phase in college but it quickly passed. and especially since i’ve been practicing pretend architecture for a living, i’ve not had much use for mayne. i’m an urbanist, and his is a very suburban style. i’m not going to deny his importance – especially in architectural education – but most of his designs leave me cold.” frankly, i was just pleased my opionion was solicited at all. Comments are closed.