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The Regenerators #4: Miranda Plowden

The nerve centre for the regeneration of North Sheffield is a tatty green, heavily-bolted, bunker-like Portakabin. This is also the home of Miranda Plowden who, despite her miserable surroundings, has somehow assembled an impressive line-up of both international practices and emerging talent to help with the £200 million transformation of two Housing Market Renewal Zones (Pathfinders).


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