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Waging war on 'forces of mediocrity'

The awards ceremony last week for the best architecture exhibits at the Royal Academy 'Summer Exhibition 2000' was enlivened by a sparky debate on whether London's architecture is thriving or failing. And one of the driving forces behind the Jubilee Line Extension (JLE), London Transport chief executive Denis Tunnicliffe, took the opportunity to hit out at 'forces of mediocrity' in the capital.

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