News: South Bank Centre

Wednesday 23 January 2002

Who will save the South Bank?

“Only with an all-powerful supremo can London’s premier arts centre be rescued from complete ruin”
Architecture critic Deyan Sudjic writes in

Observer, 21 Jan. 02

Richard Rogers, Ken Livingstone,
Peter Hall & Philip Dodd share their views in the Observer online debate…
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Richard Brooks, Sun. Times, 21 Jan. 02

Background:

A report by Rowan Moore in the Evening Standard, 28 Nov.01, suggests that the latest re-development plans are in jeopardy.
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August 2001
Karsten Witt announced his surprise resignation this week, but the £200 million redevelopment will be unaffected.The chief executive of London’s South Bank Centre announced earlier this week that he is to quit, throwing its £200m renewal plan into confusion.
Louise Jury, The Independent, August 4

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Anthony Thornicroft, FT, 6 Aug. 02

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