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Astragal Classic ending

Do you remember the Arup Associates competition winner for the redevelopment of Paternoster Square, masterminded by Sir Philip Dowson and Peter Foggo? If so you will also remember the rival scheme, designed by John Simpson, illustrated with Carl Laubin choirboys, and presented as the Prince Charles alternative. Arup's was eventually ousted, leading to a long and complicated saga of ownership and redesign. In the various subsequent schemes, Simpson always managed to keep some presence; ...

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