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Take what you can


Still on the theme of lapel badges, it was entertaining to see Will Alsop sporting a Liverpool Capital of Culture 2008 badge. One well-known architect approached him, asking how he could wear it after his proposals for the Fourth Grace had been shelved so shamelessly. 'Well, I was wandering around their stand and they gave it to me, ' he replied. 'It's the only thing I ever got out of that city'.

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