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CABE, RIBA and Westminster attack 'trophy architecture'

RIBA president Marco Goldschmied has joined forces with Lord Rogers, Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment chief Sir Stuart Lipton and Westminster City Council's planning supremo Carl Powell to press for a change in planning law. The quartet want to see an end to the problem of so-called 'trophy architects' being employed to steamroller past planning committees, only for developers to drop them and use other architects - often with very different results.

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