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'I prefer straight-talking architecture that's rough and heavy, not light and airy: Heathcliff, not Gareth Gates.A little dangerous.Call it architectural S&M'

Tom Dyckhoff likes the Hayward Gallery.Times,14.10.03

'There is no trace of the railway glamour that Grimshaw achieved at Waterloo in his Paddington plans, which are mediocre and banal.Paddington is one of the greatest monuments of railway architecture and it works.Span 4 should stay'

'Piloti'.Private Eye,17.10.03

'If you pull the brake at the status quo, then you might risk the building becoming a museum piece.We are still dreaming up new things and hopefully making it better and better' Jørn Utzon's son Jan on Sydney Opera House, now celebrating its 30th anniversary.Guardian,18.10.03

'The saddest house in England is Pugin's Alton Towers.The palace built for the Earls of Shrewsbury stands ruined, black and spinsterly, looking out appalled over the surrounding theme park like a vintage Rolls in a breaker's yard' Simon Jenkins.Spectator,18.10.03

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