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After an open competition that sought to attract "the very best British architecture can offer," six architects - including Zaha Hadid and Richard Rogers - have been selected as the potential architects of the project to rebuild the Crystal Palace in south London. See the full shortlist after the break. The shortlist, as selected by the developers, ZhongRong Group, the President of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Stephen Hodder, the Chair of New London Architecture, Peter Murray, and members of the Advisory Board for The Crystal Palace project, chaired by London mayor Boris Johnson, is: Zaha Hadid Architects with Anish Kapoor Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners David Chipperfield Architects Grimshaw Architects Haworth Tompkins Marks Barfield Architects Mayor Johnson commented: "This is a stellar line-up of talent demonstrating the worldwide interest in this unique and challenging project...The rebuild of The Crystal Palace is set to produce an extraordinary new landmark for the capital, which will support the rebirth of this historic park and catalyse jobs and growth in the local area." View more View full description
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