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Election swing threatens King Alfred competition

Brighton and Hove City Council's local election result is threatening its King Alfred competition, which sees US heavyweight Frank Gehry pitted against double Stirling Prize winner Wilkinson Eyre Architects. The swing from a Labour majority to a hung council will give opponents of the scheme - for a housing development and leisure centre in Hove - a powerful voice on the council. Gehry and Wilkinson Eyre are the remaining shortlisted practices, after Richard Rogers Partnership's scheme ...

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