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South-east mobilises for housing quality improvements

The chief executive of the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA) is bidding to rid his region of 'Noddyland' and 'Brookside' housing and usher in a new era of architectural excellence by staging a new housing competition and creating a list of 30 or more 'preferred' practices to work with on future developments.Anthony Dunnett, the former English Partnerships boss, also wants to set up three more architecture centres across the region.

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