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'There are only three-and-a-half truly notable pieces of architecture in RIBA's 70 Buildings of the Year, and the Stirling Prize adjudicators probably won't have the bottle to go for two of them' Jay Merrick. Independent, 24.6.03

'No enlightened planning there, just an unholy alliance of highway engineer, housebuilder and estate agent.

It is our car-dependent society, devoid of any inspiration, that is the legacy of the last quarter of the 20th century' George Ferguson chooses Bristol's satellite town, Bradley Stoke, as his architectural 'blunder'. Guardian, 30.6.03

'It aims to be an African Vence Chapel but comes a little closer to a Vegas wedding chapel' Michael Kimmelman on Chris Ofili and David Adjaye's British Pavilion at the Venice Art Biennale. New York Times, 26.6.03

'Architecture of such complexity and detail could be built only in Japan, where the tradition of precision thrives' Jonathan Glancey on Herzog & de Meuron's new Prada store, Tokyo. Guardian, 30.6.03

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