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Martin Pawley: the Underground Medici

'Like being a horseman with a saddle and stirrups, but no bridle,' is how Roland Paoletti describes his role as impresario of Jubilee Line Extension architecture. And yet he knows, bridle or none, that the performance of his stable of architects will be a measure of his lifetime's achievement. When one day a statue of Paoletti is erected - perhaps at the junction of Chris Wilkinson's and John McAslan's stations in the town square of rejuvenated Stratford - it will be because of the ...


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