Issue : 3 July 2003
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HOK has lost its project for a new stand at the Oval cricket ground in London to the Miller Partnership, reigniting fears of 'dumbing down'.
All AJ readers are invited to 'The Great Country House Debate', a free event co-hosted by the AJ and the RIBA, which will take place on Wednesday 9 July at 6.30pm in the RIBA's Jarvis Hall.
Drop red trousers, new chief is toldSubscription
Past-president Max Hutchinson has appealed to Ferguson to drop his red trousers.
Koolhaas lands £75,000 Praemium ImperialeSubscription
The most lucrative prize in architecture, the Praemium Imperiale, has been clinched this year by Rem Koolhaas.
Ferguson urged to show courageSubscription
In the week George Ferguson (pictured) takes over the presidency of the RIBA, a leading radical in council has called on him to bring in sweeping changes.
Construction professions set for rebrandingSubscription
CABE has called for the 'built environment professions' to be 'rebranded' to make them more attractive to Britain's youth.
Big names line up for Exhibition RoadSubscription
A competition to transform London's Exhibition Road into a 'world-class'streetscape has attracted interest from leading architects including Terry Farrell, Michael Hopkins, Richard Rogers, Caruso St John and David Chipperfield.
Richard Rogers PartnershipSubscription
Richard Rogers Partnership's local partner on the Madrid Airport project, Lamela Asociados Arquitectos, has won an international competition to design the expansion of Warsaw's Fryderyk Chopin International Airport.The practice saw off competition from France's Paul Andreu and the US practice HNTB. The winning scheme aims to merge the refurbished Terminal One with a new 100,000m2 Terminal Two.
Alsop fumes at Blackfriars snubSubscription
Will Alsop has criticised the decision to sideline him on the project for a new Thameslink station at London's Blackfriars.
RCA go-ahead 'a tragedy' for siteSubscription
Grimshaw has got the go-ahead for its 'ellipse' building for the Royal College of Art, despite impassioned protests from Docomomo and the Twentieth Century Society.