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Eighteen months ago Peter Davidson and his partner Donald Bates started getting invitations to compete for £2-3 million Lottery-funded projects in London, but never won them. 'Ironically, we were told we were too inexperienced,' Davidson says - ironically because a year ago the pair went on to win the competition for Federation Square, in Melbourne, Australia, which at a current value of A$220 million puts those London projects in the shade.
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