'Ken said to me 'If you and I are the last two names on the ballot paper, I think Blair will vote for you'.'
Jeffrey Archer on one of his rivals, Ken Livingstone at the riba debate on the new mayor (see page 26)
'Most people don't want to see tall buildings or tall ferris wheels in London.'
Green party candidate for the mayor, Darren Johnson at the same event.
'You will feel as if you are being pumped. The heart rate will race to 120 beats a minute. For an awful moment it will miss a beat. We want people to be scared and to think, 'That could be me'.'
An nmec spokesman on Nigel Coates' Body zone. Guardian 11.11.99
'Architecture is now considered a very fashionable profession for girls because they think they can work in a bright office on a beautiful chair.'
Moscow architect Svetlona Pisarskoya on the rise of Russian career women. Weekend FT 13.11.99
'Foster seems to have made the mistake of thinking that the parliamentarians' commitment to access and transparency was literal rather than metaphorical.'
Mark Lawson on the Reichstag. Guardian 13.11.99