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Tales from Hellman

If Archigram had not invented the name, it might have been snaffled by Louis Hellman, whose architectural telegrams have delighted and occasionally infuriated architects over four decades, mostly via the pages of the aj. The retrospective exhibition at Sir John Soane's Museum, which starts today, provides a potted history of issues that seemed important to the architectural profession at one time - many of them still do. But the choice of material has been partly influenced by the non-architect


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