Issue : 19 February 2004
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Council sketch: finding that little 'something'Subscription
London will soon find itself with a second Renzo Piano building if these plans for a 'groundscraper' in Bloomsbury convince Camden's planning committee.
ARB brings in new rules to 'gag' rebel SalisburySubscription
The ARB has forced through a new set of confidentiality rules to silence Ian Salisbury and his campaign to pare back the regulator.
FOXELL ENTERS RIBA RACESubscription
The chair of RIBA's London region, Simon Foxell, has confirmed he is joining the race for the institute's presidency.The list of candidates includes Jack Pringle, Richard Saxon, Brian Godfrey and Chris Roche. If elected, Foxell says he will introduce a 'project-based management approach' to the RIBA.
MAKI WINS UN COMP FOR NYSubscription
Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki has won the competition to design a new building for the United Nations in New York.Maki beat Foster and Partners, Richard Meier and Kevin Roche to the $330 million (£175 million) project.
PORPHYRIOS TAKES DRIEHAUSSubscription
King's Cross masterplanner Demetri Porphyrios has won the University of Notre Dame's Driehaus Prize - Classical architecture's answer to the Pritzker Prize.
WHEN DANNY MET DALISubscription
Daniel Libeskind is to design a Salvador Dali museum in Prague.The £8.3 million museum will house work by the Spanish surrealist on loan from Spain, Germany and France.
WILKIE'S V&A TRIUMPHSubscription
Kim Wilkie has won the competition to redesign the V&A's Italianate courtyard garden.Detailed designs will be unveiled later this year.