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New body may be just the RFAC in disguise

Fears are mounting that the new Architecture Commission will simply be a re-badged Royal Fine Art Commission, based in the rfac's old St James's premises and with rfac staff, but with no real powers. Names being linked to the 'champion' of architecture job, meanwhile, include Financial Times architecture critic Colin Amery, Glasgow 1999 chief Deyan Sudjic, Jane Priestman and riba past president Max Hutchinson.

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