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Architecture

Showy buildings go up, while MIT sues designer of its own

World-famous architect Frank Gehry was sued by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology over alleged flaws in the construction of the Stata Center (above). World-famous architect Frank Gehry was sued by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology over alleged flaws in the construction of the Stata Center (above). (Bizuayehu tesfaye/ap photo)
By Robert Campbell
Globe Correspondent / December 30, 2007

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Architecture continued to be a hot topic in 2007. By hot I mean it's on the front burner culturally. We notice it, we talk about it, we love it or, very often, we hate it. We may even travel to see it. (If so, we become "architourists.") We demand that it be better. (Full article: 748 words)

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