'I would make the Mall traffic-free. I would animate it with things the Queen Mother rather liked, like a drink: you could have bars there, though I wouldn't go over the top.'
Will Alsop on a memorial to the Queen Mother.
Evening Standard, 10.4.02 'This familiar segue of regeneration into hyperbole suggests that even the most brilliant architectural interventions have more to do with wings and prayers than with verifiable science.'
Jay Merrick on PR hype for Ian Simpson Architects'Urbis building. Independent, 11.4.02