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Does Prince Charles Abuse His Power Over Architects?

Developers in London are so afraid of encountering opposition from the Prince of Wales that they seek his approval before applying for planning permission - so says Richard Rogers, as revealed by this article in BD. Prince Charles, who is not shy about promoting his traditional tastes, has a sometimes difficult relationship with the architecture community, and Rogers previously accused him of "an abuse of power" when he was ousted from his Chelsea Barracks Project. You can read the full article here.

Cite:Rory Stott. "Does Prince Charles Abuse His Power Over Architects?" 01 Sep 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>