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Signoff: David Taylor

FLIPPING through my weekly staple of glossy architectural magazines (wondering whether to clad my new flat-roofed extension with traditionalstyle Stone-U-Like rusticated spray-on finish over an expanded polystyrene core, or to go for the artisanal look of tanalised Icelandic bog-oak weatherboarding) I got the clear impression that opting for a timber frame or cladding would not go down well with my designer.

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