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Monthly Archives: December 2014
The efforts of those who choose, or inherit, the responsibility for the care of our nation’s heritage are often unacknowledged – and yet the custodians continue regardless. Their dedication is such that they will make significant sacrifices in terms of … Continue reading
To be regarded as the first architect is quite an accolade and, in the UK, Robert Smythson is widely viewed as holding this title – but as with many things, this is not quite the whole story. With competition from others … Continue reading