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Value for money


Who says architecture has to be expensive? An article in the Guardian on Friday bemoans the possible demolition of the Grade II*-listed Commonwealth Institute. 'The building was built in the 1960s on the cheap, ' it says, 'and has not worn well, despite a £3 refurbishment three years ago to stop its roof leaking.' No change there then.

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