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2000 architecture - a higher profile than ever

This was the year when both architects and architecture made serious inroads into England's corridors of power. Mostly it was by way of Lord Rogers and last month's Urban White Paper, but design's stock also rose thanks to recognition of the subject's importance, emanating from the very top - Tony Blair himself. Even Prince Charles got in on the act again, proclaiming on racism from his new-look Prince's Foundation in Shoreditch. In London it was Lord Rogers again who - as revealed ...

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