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Will a new Labour government let architects reshape housing?

With Starmer pledging fresh ‘new towns’, architects are banking on the next government to get back into the centre of the action

Many young architects long to return to an era when someone like Kate Macintosh could be put in charge of designing the vast Dawson’s Heights estate, completed in 1972, when she was only in her twenties. Credit: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

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