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Poundbury is a new town outside of Dorchester in the county of Dorset, England. It is an experiment town built by prize-winning architect Léon Krier. It was planned and supported by Charles, Prince of Wales, on whose land it is built on (Duchy of Cornwall).[1]

Its design is based on New Urbanist ideas. It is set to be finished in 2025. Around 6,000 people will live here.[2]

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  1. "A royal revolution: is Prince Charles's model village having the last laugh?". The Guardian. 27 October 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  2. "Stephen Bayley: I'll show you a real carbuncle, Charles". the Guardian. 2008-12-07. Retrieved 2020-09-14.