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Choleric column

My good friend Piloti, over in the 'Nooks and Corners' column of the ever-entertaining Private Eye , has got his knickers in a twist over Michael Hopkins' new Forum building in Norwich. He has given it the Hugh Casson Medal for the worst building of 2001, in 'a bad year for architecture as for everything else'. All is not well with the building, he thinks, which features one of the 'unbroken repetitive, boring' perimeter walls beloved of the architect, here of red brick, and an atrium ...

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