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Martin Pawley: the right man for the job

In this dismal New Year's season of resignations, sackings, denunciations and cancellations, the news that Adrian Gale is to take a leading role at the Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture must count as a bright spot. Best known as the former head of the Plymouth School of Architecture, he took over that academy after his predecessor, a cad expert, died an unlikely death for an architect: digging a trench under a garden wall that fell down and killed him.

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