Q: So what is Tony Trobe going to be banging on about today? TT: Well I thought we could talk a little bit about the Bilbao effect. Q: Sorry what's that? TT: It's what Starchitects architects do? Q: Sorry you lost me. TT: Starchitects are the rock stars of architecture, talented celebrity architects jetted in to create iconic buildings. Q: And Bilbao affect? It sounds like something that might happen to a hobbit? TT: Not quite. Bilbao was

The philosopher Arthur Koestler wrote a book called The Ghost in the Machine in 1967 which conjures up the notion that the mind is more than a cleverly arranged jumble of neurons. It may be a bit of a stretch but the supplementary question is can a building also have a soul or a spirit?  “Good design is a language, not a style”, it is the ghost in