Issue : 28 August 2003
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Allies and Morrison in dock chopSubscription
Allies and Morrison has become the latest signature practice to lose a major job to a littleknown rival after securing planning permission.
ArupSport has submitted for planning these designs for a new stadium for the Rugby League team the Salford City Reds.
An anonymous competition to design a new skyscraper and recording studio for rock group U2 in Dublin has sparked a series of claims and counterclaims over the 'probity' of its organisation.
STIRLING TICKETS ON SALESubscription
Tickets to the 2003 Stirling Prize award ceremony dinner and presentation ceremony in Bristol cost £120 plus VAT. For further information contact juliette. runyeard@inst. riba. org.
MEMORIAL FOR DAVIDSONSubscription
A memorial service for Ian Davidson, founding partner of Lifschutz Davidson, who died suddenly in February aged 48, will be held on Thursday 4 September.
MVRDV OUT OF BBC RACESubscription
Dutch practice MVRDV has been eliminated from the competition to design a world-class music centre for the BBC in London's White City.The four other practices competing for the job - Zaha Hadid Architects, Foreign Office Architects, Future Systems and Ushida Findlay - have been sent back to the drawing board to scale down their entries.
FOSTER MAKES UN SHORTLISTSubscription
Britain's Norman Foster, US-based Richard Meier and Kevin Roche and Japan's Fumihiko Maki have made it onto the shortlist for a new United Nations headquarters building in New York. Unusually the competition - for a new 90,000m2 office - was open only to the 23 past recipients of the Pritzker Prize. According to the New York Times, some of the practices were eliminated in the first stage of the competition, while others - including Robert Venturi, Frank Gehry and IM Pei - chose not ...
Selfridges ready to reveal itselfSubscription
Future Systems' long-anticipated Selfridges in Birmingham is on the verge of opening its doors to the shopping public.
The escalating cost of RMJM and Enric Miralles' Scottish Assembly building is likely to exceed the £500 million mark, experts are warning.
CABE NAMES TOP BUILDINGS FROM PAST 12 MONTHSSubscription
CABE has named its 10 favourite buildings of the year, which includes Foster and Partners'Swiss Re and Arup Associates'City of Manchester Stadium.