The UK planning system is not an insurmountable barrier to success
So the planning system has defeated Erick van Egeraat and he has put his UK office into voluntary liquidation. The first reaction of many architects will be to nod sagely and look unsurprised. The iniquities of the planning system have after all replaced more general British topics such as the weather when a gathering of professionals wants to have a moan. You know that, whichever architect you speak to, they will sympathise. There is even an outside chance that they may have some useful ...
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