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New York 2012: a waste of time and effort of Olympian proportions

Not content with having botched the open competition for the World Trade Center site, New York is now calling on architects to turn their attention to designing housing for 16,000 athletes and coaches during the 2012 Olympic Games, and for 18,000 New Yorkers thereafter. NYC2012, the committee leading New York's bid to become the host city of the 2012 Olympic Games, is noticeably reticent about the status of the winning project. It has confirmed that, having made it through a 15 to 20-week ...

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