'Apparently there's a 'very real danger'that if we don't do this, rival European airports such as Charles de Gaulle will overtake us.
Overtake us in what? Overcrowding? Noise?
Sheer, hair-pulling frustration?'
Sarah Vine on the government's airport expansion plans.Times, 24.7.02
'Lord Foster's attachment to glass cladding recalls the poured concrete beloved of the commercial architect his work increasingly resembles - the late Richard Seifert.'
Simon Jenkins. Evening Standard, 25.7.02
'It has to be a defining moment.
Either we're motoring or we're stuck in a siding.'
Lord Rogers on the Urban Summit in London which Tony Blair will host on 31 October.
'We want to move from 'the town that has problems'to being the town that can show the way through architectural skills.
We've taken second best for too long.'
Hastings council leader Jeremy Birch on Ushida Findlay's proposed visitor centre.
'All architects long for the defining project, the high-profile plum job that people will remember them by, for good or bad. That death-or-glory moment has arrived for Sir Richard MacCormac.'
Hugh Pearman on MJP's £400 million rebuild of Broadcasting House. Sunday Times, 28.7.02