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'We do feel a bit conflicted opposing something so wonderful. Piano's design is exciting. It's just the wrong scale in the wrong place' Nick Antram of English Heritage on the London Bridge Tower. Los Angeles Times, 12.5.03 'It is very light, very elegant.

The breeze will blow through the top. You will see the birds on the other side' Renzo Piano on his proposed London Bridge Tower. Los Angeles Times, 12.5.03

'Brighton is worth coming to anyway. It's not a question of putting it on the map. This project is saying that it isn't going to sleep for another century; it's reinforcing how much better it is than Eastbourne' Piers Gough, Frank Gehry's south coast collaborator. Observer, 11.5.03 '

Distracting' is not necessarily a bad thing if one is distracted by beauty' Richard Rogers, supporting Piano's London Bridge Tower. Los Angeles Times, 12.5.03

'Libeskind has come along at a time when many cultural institutions are pathologically nervous about their aims and purposes. Their custodians are the last people in the world equipped to distinguish a philosopher from a poseur' Michael J Lewis. Commentary, May 2003

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