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Sir Colin Stansfield Smith is (according to a cursory aj search of books and scan of collective memories), the only major-name architect who has also been a success on the cricket field. Whereas Lord's, the home of cricket, is becoming an architectural zoo, 'collecting' high-quality latter-day architects such as Sir Michael Hopkins, Nicholas Grimshaw, David Morley and now Future Systems, Stansfield Smith provides the human link between the profession and the sport.

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