Break up the UK to reduce London’s dominance, says German architect

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Brexit could lead to a fairer distribution of power around the country – if it triggers the break-up of the UK, the German founder of a London-based architecture practice has said.

Friedrich Ludewig, a director of Acme, said it would be good for the regions if England were rebuilt as a nation of federal states, after losing Scotland.

The former associate director of Foreign Office Architects identified devolution as a potential benefit at a discussion on what Brexit will look like for the profession.

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