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Buildings may be lost in the murk but every cloud has a silver lining

There is a lot of research going on into clouds these days. At one level, we have New York architects Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio, who are experimenting with a prototype building that could look like a cloud: something that they hope to have working in time for the opening of Expo Switzerland 2002. By then, if all has gone well, their Blur Building, as it is known, will be hovering over the waters of Lake Neuchatel, disgorging and receiving visitors through its own artificially ...

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