'Fundamentally it's a sideshow because none of these things will be built.But they did show a variety of ways the site could have commercial development and a memorial without looking a mess.'
A director of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation on the seven new Ground Zero schemes.
New York Times, 19.12.02
'They are starting with a design and hope to arrive at a program.
It strikes me as unusual.'
Bernard Tschumi on the new Ground Zero schemes.New York Times, 2.1.03
'The most significant event of 2002 was the Guggenheim.The collapse of the Bilbao effect has been a long time coming, but it is now beyond doubt.'
Deyan Sudjic on the Guggenheim's debts, redundancies and closures.
'He is an internationalist with a partner and grown-up children.He loves classical music, shops at Calvin Klein and drives a Mercedes sports.
You'll see him out running and he keeps fit, but his leather jacket is just a little too tight' Eva Jiricna speculates on the likely purchaser of her Belgrave Court penthouse. Sunday Times, 5.1.03
'Very expensive - but, astonishingly, all the money comes from the people.Small offerings make a big church.'
Father Gerardo, client for Renzo Piano's new Padre Pio church in Puglia. Sunday Telegraph, 5.1.03