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Scotland the brave debates architectural policy

The prospect of the architectural profession and politicians coming together to device a 'Policy for Architecture' is one which invites a nervous response in a country which, a mere 30 years ago, was taking prescriptive policy- led architecture to its heart with disastrous results. But think tank Manifesto's conference, held last week in Edinburgh's new Dynamic Earth Centre, offered a snapshot of the profession's sense of its own potential in the age of devolution.

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