Royal Pain

Peter Campbell

  • A Vision of Britain: A Personal View of Architecture by HRH The Prince of Wales
    Doubleday, 156 pp, £16.95, September 1989, ISBN 0 385 26903 X
  • The Prince of Wales: Right or Wrong? An architect replies by Maxwell Hutchinson
    Faber, 203 pp, £10.99, September 1989, ISBN 0 571 14287 7

For decades the Barber Surgeons lanced boils, cut for the stone and trimmed whiskers indiscriminately. Then the surgical specialists got a little education, left off hairdressing and became a profession. The architects, by contrast, made no clean break between the art of building and its ancillary sciences.

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