Issue : 9 October 2003
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Foster success in R4 Stirling pollSubscription
Listeners of BBC Radio 4's Today programme have picked Foster and Partners'Great Court as their choice for the 2003 Stirling Prize, taking 30 per cent of a public vote.
Peter Palumbo has put Mies van der Rohe's seminal Farnsworth House up for sale in a Sotheby's auction set for 12 December.
Scotland set to create CABE-style watchdogSubscription
Scotland is to have its own CABE-style design champion to replace the 'outdated' Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland (RFACfS).
A 'ban on Modernism' will dictate all the designs in a new Urban Village developed for the Bournville Trust, the AJ has learnt.
CAUSE FOR CELEBRATIONSubscription
The RIBA has issued a call for entries for an invited competition called 'Celebrate Cities'. The competition, open to architects and architecture students, aims to explore the ideas behind modern cities.For more information call Daniel Porteous on 020 7307 3684.
MUSEUM EXTENSION BEGINSSubscription
Zaha Hadid Architects'1,150m2 extension of Copenhagen's Ordrupgaard Museum has started on site.The project - won through an international competition in 2001 - is set for completion in autumn 2004.
COLCHESTER LIST CONFIRMEDSubscription
A glittering international shortlist is competing to design a new visual arts centre in Colchester.
Hemingway calls on kids to createSubscription
Fashion designer Wayne Hemingway has launched an initiative to persuade schoolchildren to join the ranks of designers in construction.
Well-versed for BurnsSubscription
Stirling-shortlisted practice Sutherland Hussey Architects has drawn up designs for a museum celebrating the work of Robert Burns, to be situated in the great poet's birthplace, Alloway.
CABE Space campaign leaves Geordies fumingSubscription
CABE Space has sparked controversy in Newcastle this week following the nomination of two muchloved open spaces as 'wasted space' in the design watchdog's latest campaign.