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'A public inquiry like this ought not to be taking place - such a proposal should not be countenanced, full stop. Why should a private developer be allowed to spoil everything and undermine the civic status of a major public investment?'

'Piloti' on London Town's proposed tower near Tate Modern. Private Eye, 13.6.03

'Somebody from the Bronx doesn't get discouraged so easily. I truly intend to stick to what the public has seen and what the public wants'

Daniel Libeskind on his Ground Zero scheme. Newsday, 11.6.03

''Contemporary', 'art', and 'museum' are three of the scariest words to the average American.

We want to demystify them' Charles Desmarais, director of Zaha Hadid's Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center. Times, 10.6.03

'She differs greatly from her old tutor and boss, Rem Koolhaas, who took a cynical 'if you can't beat 'em, join 'em' view of modern culture as a 'junkspace' of malls.

She thinks her architecture can transform junkspace'

Tom Dyckhoff on Zaha Hadid. Times, 10.6.03

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