Architects draw the line at Eisenman’s comments

The double-skin facade of KPF’s skyscraper on Bishopsgate in the City of London consists of overlapping flat panels that resemble a snakeskin.

Peter Eisenman’s criticism of computer-aided design, published in BD in May, attracted a sharp response. Here three devotees of parametric design in cladding give their views

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