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Infrastructure at the speed of fright - all vision but no action

Another train crash, another witch hunt, another tall building kicked into touch. England is not a good country for visionary projects. Not that you won't get any publicity - you will get lots. You just won't get anything done. That is why we stay in the realm of ideas and don't try to connect them up to reality. That is why we have so many visionary architects - safest way to practice, no professional indemnity - and such a flood of entries for every architectural competition - even ...

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