'To be honest, I don't care about visitor numbers: I care about the experience they get, and I hope they have it over and over again.'
Baltic director Sune Nordgren.Times, 3.7.02
'People should not have schemes foisted on them that promise more traffic blight and pollution in already heavily polluted areas, and are more likely to help commuters from Kent than London's East End.'
Jennifer Bates of Greenwich Friends of the Earth on the London plan.Guardian, 3.7.02
'The one glaring legacy industrial Britain has left the 21st century is spare land, hundreds of thousands of acres of it.Go up in a helicopter, Mr Prescott.See it.'
Simon Jenkins on how to meet our projected housing needs.Times, 3.7.02
'Frank is parading right now, and so are all these mouthpiece critics that, you know, support him as 'The Artist' Hogwash! Don't believe it.'
Richard Serra on Frank Gehry.New York Times, 30.6.02
'Rogers comes across as less arrogant than a typical architect, but he's still an architect.'
An unnamed contributor to a poll in the Observer, 7.7.02