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Piers Gough arrogance feeds public's distrust

As a social historian with an interest in urban architecture and the forces influencing its development, I have recently started reading the AJ.One of the things I have noticed in its pages is the 'democratic deficit' displayed by many Modern architects when faced with serious local opposition to their designs. It is perfectly possible to regard a design as unsuitable for its proposed location without being against Modern architecture as a whole.

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