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Smith in 'build the Spiral with £25m Dome rebate' plea

Former culture secretary Chris Smith has called for a potential £25 million rebate from the winding down of the company which ran the Dome to be pumped into building Daniel Libeskind's 'truly spectacular' Spiral at the V&A museum. Smith made his claim for the controversial £75 million building during a speech he gave to RIBA London members last week at a special dinner as part of Architecture Week at the RIBA.

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