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Marking the end of 'The Bilbao Decade'

Times dictate a shift away from vanity projects

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, which was designed by Frank Gehry and opened in 1997, led many cities and architects to seek iconic projects. The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, which was designed by Frank Gehry and opened in 1997, led many cities and architects to seek iconic projects. (Santiago Lyon/Associated Press)
By Robert Campbell
Globe Correspondent / January 11, 2009

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Have we reached the climax and termination of a whole era in architecture? An era you might dub "The Bilbao Decade"? (Full article: 978 words)

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