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Chris Smith praises British pavilion

Culture secretary Chris Smith, in Venice for the biennale preview days, told the AJ of his admiration for the British pavilion. 'I was very impressed with it, ' he said. 'It displays very well the talents of four very different architects, and the contrasts in their architecture are matched by the contrasting styles of exhibition.' Although stressing that it would be 'invidious' to single out one practice, Smith commended Alsop & Stormer's proposed C/Plex community arts building in ...

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