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KATHERINE SHONFIELD

The innumerable critics of the building industry and the education of its professionals appear adept at asking the question how, never why. John Egan's report, which praises Tesco for reducing its construction costs, is a case in point. If we are concerned, as are the vast majority of our 'consumers', with the beauty of the constructed world, the more pertinent question is why Tesco at all?

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