Gyo Obata's inspiring odysseyfrom December 7, 1941, to September 11, 2001, and beyond, is truly an incredible journey right out of Hollywood and suitable for filming.

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August 11, 2010

If a classic movie could reflect the current hotel market, it wouldn't be "Grand Hotel," but rather "Psycho," whose Bates Motel was dark, foreboding, and had plenty of vacancies. More fitting would be "To Have and...

August 11, 2010

The new Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia hotel opened last year after a nine-year development odyssey, which began in 1991 with one of the most costly fires in American history. The fire destroyed one of Philadelphia's...

August 11, 2010

Today's Building Teams are being asked to address the issue of interior noise, a problem afflicting a cross-section of projects: restaurants, classrooms, performance spaces, office environments. Everyone, it seems, is...

August 11, 2010

Summary: What do the Great Wall of China, Philadelphia's Independence Hall, and Boston Medical Center's new cancer care facility all have in common? They all feature one of humanity's...

August 11, 2010

In the heart of Madrid's historic area, where the Principe Pio transit station has been in operation for 125 years, finding land suitable for redevelopment is virtually impossible. Located in a residential...

August 11, 2010


        
    
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August 11, 2010

Whether it's an earthquake, tornado, blackout, flood or terrorist attack, MasterCard can rest assured that its new data center will be operational, processing 26 million credit card transactions every day. Built like...

August 11, 2010

The modus operandi was clear. Design a dumbbell-shaped 2 million-sq.-ft. mall in the Dallas suburb of Frisco that entices shoppers to both ends while blending with the high-tech appearance of the surrounding region....

August 11, 2010