Michele Nastasi

Michele Nastasi is a photographer and editor of the journal Lotus international. His photographs have been exhibited at the Venice Biennial and in other solo and group exhibitions in Italy and the United States. He has taught architectural photography at the Politecnico di Milano.

The Politics of Starchitecture in Abu Dhabi

The plan behind Saadiyat Island is filled with landmark designs. It also shows how little influence architects can have on city building initiatives today.