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First Cardiff, now Cornwall as cash crisis hits Gaia Centre

Edward Cullinan Architects' plans for a visitor centre to illustrate cutting-edge sustainable building techniques have been radically scaled back because key elements of its environmentally friendly design cost too much. The AJ has learnt that control of the Gaia Centre scheme in Cornwall has been handed over to a design and build contractor. Cullinan partner Robin Nicholson branded the move 'deeply frustrating' and even compared the decision to the rejection of Zaha Hadid's designs ...

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