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Piano in tune for second AJ100 top spot

Renzo Piano has made it to number one two years in a row by picking up the 'most respected architect' spot in this year's AJ100 survey.

The result is the second year running that Piano has just seen off Norman Foster to come top.

Interestingly, the results suggest that if Ken Shuttleworth, who picked up three per cent, was still with his former employee then Foster may have reclaimed first place, as Piano was clear by just one per cent.

Once again the top practice in the survey was BDP, for the fifth year running, while favourite building was Corb's Ronchamp and least favourite was Broadway Malyan's St George's development at Vauxhall.

by Ed Dorrell

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