The architect who designed the Library of Birmingham is up for the Women in Architecture award. Dutch designer Francis Houben has been shortlisted by the Architects' Journal.
Last month the £193 million library was also voted building of the year by the publication's readers.
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Artists are due to complete their sand sculptures in Leicester as people can try sculpting out for themselves this weekend.
Mainly dry, with some sunny spells tomorrow.
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