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Julian and Cari-Jane Hakes began their working collaboration having won their first commission in 1995, both aged 22. They set up their first design studio in a spare student room and fielded clients and phonecalls from a payphone in the corridor. In their final term at Cambridge University they won an open international RIBA design competition for 150 sustainable urban homes, prompting them to set up in architectural practice in 2000. Their first completed project, the Wycoller Visitor ...


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