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Architecture events changed attitude

Leading speakers meet at Manx Museum

The Island is now in a better place to appreciate its architectural heritage and to bring forward innovative building designs - that's according to Policy and Reform Minister Chris Thomas.

He's praised all those involved in the Isle of Architecture initiative and the work of the Building Conservation Forum for encouraging a change in attitude in the field.

Speakers from some of the UK's leading architectural studios gathered recently at the Manx Museum for a symposium on the sustainable re-use of historic buildings.

Mr Thomas told Manx Radio new approaches to the built environment are a positive for the Island:  

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