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'At one point, David Chipperfield, chairman of the jury, found himself reminding his colleagues, of which I was one, how strange it was to be talking about Hadid as a safe choice'

Deyan Sudjic on the Mies van der Rohe Award. Observer, 25.5.03

'At his vast studio he arrives by shuffling in sideways, eyes down, as if delivering pizza. You can hardly believe such vibrant, muscular, flashy architecture could come from one so diffident'

Tom Dyckhoff on Frank Gehry. Times, 20.5.03

'New Labour hates history.

They have no respect for it.

They make Nicholas Ridley look positively benign'

Sir Roy Strong. Guardian, 26.5.03

'Amid the failed fantasies of the National Lottery, the faltering ecology centres and made-up museums that now strew the land like broken toys on Boxing Day, Tate Modern is a rare success'

Rowan Moore. Evening Standard, 20.5.03

'I suspect that when good New Yorkers die, they go to Central Park'

Herbert Muschamp on the park's 150th anniversary.

New York Times, 23.5.03

'The current protection regimes are confusing, inaccessible and often opaque to the public and all of them fail to take account of the relationship between buildings and the landscape and the character of the place as a whole'

EH chairman Sir Neil Cossons. Guardian, 21.5.03

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