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Murray Fraser is professor of architecture at the University of Westminster, where he is the coordinator for postgraduate studies and research.He is an experienced architect with a PhD in architectural history from the Bartlett.His research and teaching covers studio design, history and theory, cultural studies, and 'real-time'digital design. In 2001 he was the winner of the inaugural RIBA dissertation tutor of the year award.He is on the RIBA Validation and Assessment Panels, and sits ...


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