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Princely powers

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Of course the most significant architectural politics of the Queen's reign have concerned her son, the Prince of Wales. For nearly 20 years now he has been running a one-prince campaign for architectural quality, associated with - at various times, community architecture, Classical architecture, organic architecture, traditional urban design, and the many and various thoughts of Leon Krier. The most famous quip concerning the monarch and her son was delivered by the late, great Sir James Stirling, target of princely attacks over his building at No 1 Poultry. Asked at a party for his opinion of the prince, there was a long pause before Stirling replied: 'God save the Queen'.

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