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Shadow land


Over at Richard Rogers Partnership, the abrupt and unseemly departure of Marco Goldschmied cast a shadow over what was a mixed year - positive in relation to the City office tower designed for John Ritblat, but gloomy on the Birmingham front, where the magnificent Eastside Library project is mired in local politics.

Lord R gave the world his own version of a succession plan: 'I'm going on till I'm 80!' On a happier note, the practice's Welsh Assembly building continues apace, and is set to confound its critics when it opens next year.

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