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RIBA presidents in their second year are rather like their second-term counterparts in the White House - they worry away about their legacies.

There can be little doubt that this must be the case for Jack Pringle. But does Pringle think reform of the ARB is one thing for which he'll be noted?

Apparently at a recent meeting ARB chair Humphrey Lloyd threatened to walk out on two separate occasions because Jack was being so, ahem, combative.

That must tell you something about his priorities

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