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Human Rights Act raises spectre of delayed projects

Every architect is haunted by a ghost project: a commission which once seemed to be a certainty, and which becomes increasingly elusive without quite having the decency to disappear. A project which seemed to be going well but which, somewhere along the line, became bogged down by a client who lost enthusiasm, by cash which never materialised, by endless revisions and cost cuts which eventually changed it beyond recognition. The profitability of any architectural practice is dependent ...

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