Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Waging war on 'forces of mediocrity'

The awards ceremony last week for the best architecture exhibits at the Royal Academy 'Summer Exhibition 2000' was enlivened by a sparky debate on whether London's architecture is thriving or failing. And one of the driving forces behind the Jubilee Line Extension (JLE), London Transport chief executive Denis Tunnicliffe, took the opportunity to hit out at 'forces of mediocrity' in the capital.

Already a subscriber? Login here or activate your digital account

Alternatively sign up for a four week free trial