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'Foster's argument, that the only good skyscraper is an inventive one, is true. We rightly expect them to be as thrilling as the ecclesiastical towers and steeples of medieval Europe. But if we cannot match Foster's ambition for the skyscraper, we would be better advised to hug the ground'

Jonathan Glancey on Lord Foster's 'Sky High' exhibition at this year's Royal Academy summer show. Guardian, 2.6.03 'It's a cheap trick' Tom Dyckhoff, also on 'Sky High'. The Times 3.6.03

'With respect to the iconic tower, it will reflect the spirit of Dan's site plan, and the architect will draw from and be inspired by Dan's portrayal'

Libeskind seems to be marginalised even more in the latest statement from WTC site leaseholder Larry A Silverstein. New York Times, 30.5.03

'The Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center ought to stifle doubts about Zaha Hadid's work being either buildable or workable. This has been built, and it works. My greatest worry, in fact, is that Hadid will now be perceived as something of a sheep in wolf's clothing - a gentler, easier architect than she was supposed to be'

Paul Goldberger. The New Yorker, 2.6.03

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