Broadcasters Sue MacGregor and Robert Elms joined pupils from Tower Bridge Primary School at More London on Thursday for the launch of Architecture Week 2004.
President of RIBA
The Unicorn Theatre was chosen for the launch as a good example of innovative architecture being created with public access and involvement in mind.
Robert Elms from BBC London
Construction work is well under way on the Unicorn site
The building is due to open in Autumn 2005, but £2 million still needs to be raised to meet the £12.6 million total cost of the project.
The young consultants drew images of the building site on the windows of More London Riverside
Kathak dance on the riverside
The Young Consultants watch the performance from above
• Architecture Week runs from 18 to 27 June.
• During Architecture Week, the Design Museum will be producing special Action Packs, with a 'Spot the Building' feature on architectural landmarks – such as Foster's 'gherkin' – visible from the Design Museum's riverfront. Free Design Action Pack for every child with entry
• On Tuesday 22 June the National Theatre's artistic director Nicholas Hytner squares up to architect Mark Foley to debate the merits and misfortunes of Sir Denys Lasdun's National Theatre building.
• There are also several 'Architours' of the National Theatre building, looking at both the inside and outside of Lasdun's building from a design, structural and practical point of view.
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