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- BBC Music Centre, White City, close to Television Centre, 2003 -- Foreign Office Architecture (FOA): Alejandro Zaera Polo, Farshid Moussavi
also ran: Zaha Hadid ("their closest rival for the BBC job"), Future Systems ("architects of the acclaimed new polka-dot Birmingham Selfridges"), MVRDV, and the "Anglo-Japanese architects" Ushida Findlay
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- extension to the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
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