nouninformal , chiefly derogatory
A famous or high-profile architect: a welcome departure from the ego-driven era of the starchitect
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- The 76-story mixed-used building designed by starchitect Frank Gehry will attract residents and retail to downtown Manhattan.
- That flexibility, a welcome departure from the ego-driven era of the starchitect, is one of the most appealing aspects of Think's plan.
- The future historians of the built environment of Blairism won't be consulting back issues of AD or the glossy monographs of the starchitect.
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- He said the structures were not intended to be starchitecture but would be respectful of their immediate surroundings.
- Even with collaboration, producing "starchitecture" is far from easy.
- It's not necessarily brand-name starchitecture that inflates building costs.
Definition of starchitect in:
- The US English dictionary