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'The bilious, biscuit-coloured office that forms the gateway to the new-look Paternoster Square is an insult to classical propriety, and to Wren.'

Jonathan Glancey.Guardian, 7.4.03

'At this rate, it is goodbye countryside Britain and hello Long Island. In 100 years' time Britain's biggest traffic jams will be in the tunnel to France, where these things are better ordered.'

Simon Jenkins.Times, 4.4.03

'There's an awful lot of Starck in the world.Your granny should have heard of him.A Mongolian goat herd might recognise the name.'

Tom Dyckhoff on the Philippe Starck retrospective at the Pompidou in Paris.Times, 1.4.03

'The revolutionary achievement of Tate Modern - a disaster, I think - has been to establish the modern art gallery as a visitor attraction. It's designed as a ride, an experience, a touring sequence of brisk sights to be passed through and done.'

Tom Lubbock. Independent, 2.4.03

'I had the Prince in my bedroom. I love him. He's had a rough time of it. He likes coming to Poundbury and anything that gives him pleasure is good.'

92-year-old Poundbury resident Isobel Hallett.Times, 4.4.03

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