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A pain in the neck

Astragal has always been quick to pooh-pooh those who claim that architecture is an elitist profession, populated almost solely by white middle-class males. He was somewhat perturbed, therefore, to discover that one of dope-smoking Dave Cameron’s drinking cronies in the fabled ‘Bullingdon Club’ at Oxford University has grown up to become a Wiltshire-based architect and furniture designer. Ralph Perry-Robinson, who counts Richard Rogers ...

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