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Cheaper digs

Assorted journalists and critics assembled at the new Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment offices in St James's Square this week. If the address sounds familiar, it is because it was formerly occupied by the now dissolved Royal Fine Art Commission. But the new body, chaired by development supremo Stuart Lipton, has no intention of remaining in the £350,000 pa offices, reckoning it can save up to half of this sum by moving somewhere cheaper, and no doubt open-plan, ...

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