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Market forces

Will Alsop has crossed (architectural) swords with Lord Foster on more than one occasion, often to Foster's advantage, occasionally to Alsop's (eg the Marseilles Grand Bleu project). Now, in an unusual challenge, Alsop has suggested that the future of Spitalfields market in east London could be rather more dramatic than the scheme envisaged by Foster and Partners, which replaces half of the existing market with a mainly commercial scheme. The Alsop alternative, flagged up in (of all ...

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