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Looking back without nostalgia

As architect hta resigns from the so-called 'Greenwich Millennium Village' project in protest against the conservatism of the development consortium, David Matless' talk, 'Near and Elsewhere', at the Photographers' Gallery, totally undermined the basis of the prevailing, nostalgic, 'Little England' attitude towards architecture and the environment. It is telling that one of the partners in the Greenwich consortium is a company called Countryside Properties. The Millennium has been packaged ...

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