Deyan Sudjic

Deyan Sudjic is the director of the Design Museum in London. His most recent book, The Language of Things, is out in paperback.

Dangerously Insane: Léon Krier

Deyan Sudjic, 7 October 2010

Leon Krier does not look much like an architect. Most of them dress in a now somewhat dated all-black Yohji Yamamoto manner. Krier by contrast wears a lot of linen, and he has the wire-frame glasses, broad-brimmed hats and neck stock associated with minor characters in Merchant Ivory adaptations. He keeps his hair in a bird’s nest and has a vaguely clerical air. But despite his mild...

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