Tributes paid to Cass head of architecture

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Signy Svalastoga worked on Zaha’s Vitra fire station

Deborah Saunt and Alex Ely have led tributes to Signy Svalastoga, the Cass’s head of architecture, who has died after a short illness. She was 61.

Svalastoga, who had taught in London for 25 years, previously worked for Zaha Hadid Architects, where she was responsible for the design development of the Vitra Fire Station, Hadid’s first built project.

Saunt described her as a “brilliant teacher who nurtured generations of talent”.

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