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Demolition tales of the South Bank

Should the Hayward Gallery and the Queen Elizabeth Hall complex on the South Bank of the Thames be demolished? The proposal comes from the South Bank Board and its chairman, Elliott Bernerd, in response to the inevitable abandonment of the Richard Rogers 'glass wave' scheme once the Arts Lottery decided against funding what would have been a costly project. Prior to the appointment of a masterplanner for the site, the chairman and a 'kitchen cabinet' undertook the tough task of supplying ...

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