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'There may be great male architects who have managed to successfully organise conventional private lives. In my observation, talented people are drawn to this highly social art because they are truly comfortable only with inanimate objects and abstract ideas'

Herbert Muschamp. New York Times, 9.11.03

'For Foster, this (the gherkin) is the building that restores his reputation in the capital after the wobbly physics of his Millennium Bridge (now fixed) and the wobbly aesthetics of City Hall which sadly can never be fixed except by demolition'

Hugh Pearman. Sunday Times, 16.11.03

'Hopefully this will be a stepping stone to further collaboration with our Chinese friends'

John Prescott on Foster and Arup's Beijing Airport commission. Observer, 16.11.03

'Giving money like this is a pretty tax-efficient way of doing things' Multi-millionaire Donald Gordon explains his £20 million donation to the Royal Opera House and Cardiff's Millennium Centre.

Independent on Sunday, 16.11.03

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