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Building uncertainty, flexibility into infrastructure megaprojects

The hope is that with the research underway, novel, easy-to-use techniques will become the new standards to make better decisions.

Ordos City in Inner Mongolia. It is the most infamous of China's "Ghost Cities". Building began in 2004 with plans to create a new city for over a million people. Today acres of residential, commercial and government buildings remain largely unoccupied.

BUILD it and they will come . . . Or will they?

Across Asia and around the world, billions of dollars are being pumped into infrastructure. Megaprojects such as giant new ports, bridges, tunnels, highways, rail lines, airports or even entire cities are being debated, designed or are...

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