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Brought to book

Discontented rumblings continue to tarnish Future System’s Prague library competition victory. First the Czech Chamber of Architects complained that the green and purple sea-creature-like blob had breached UIA contest rules. Then came the rumours that some of the other competitors were threatening legal action to have the result overturned. Even so, the National Library seems happy with the choice. In fact the client appears so confident that the knockers will be silenced that it has even started printing T-shirts and books with the Future Systems project on the front. A definite ‘quiet please’ notice from the Prague librarians…

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