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Bryan Avery wrote the building study on ellismiller's Women's Institute HQ on pages 23-35 and is the founding principal of Avery Associates Architects.

Sutherland Lyall, who wrote about buying computer hardware and software on pages 42-43, is an architectural journalist, author and self-confessed cyber-geek.

Vic Brand, who drew the Working Details on pages 36-37, joined the AJ in 1954. He once had to draw, freehand, an exploded view of the circular washers on a sink trap.

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