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Spare a thought for Roderick Gradidge. His recent work at the National Portrait Gallery is being demolished to make way for the large (and good) improvements by Jeremy Dixon and Ed Jones. The only comfort I can offer is to tell him that he is part of a fine tradition of architects who live to see their work demolished. Isi Metzstein of Gillespie Kidd & Coia fame is another. He started the Macallan Club, designed to give aid and comfort to those affected. Perhaps Roddy should get in touch.

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