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THATCH THE WAY TO DO IT

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The Architecture Foundation's Summer Nights programme continued at BDP's offices last Wednesday with a showcase by young practice Foster Lomas, talking through three projects commissioned by the wacky international jet-setters of this world. The presentation of its thatched Namibian house, for example, opened with a short movie of their client skydiving to his site from several thousand feet. A thoughtful query was raised by Rowan Moore, who fancied the practice's fusion of 'Modernist idom' and thatch, before all descended on the Slaughtered Lamb for bevvies.

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