City Center is a $ 9000000000 project for MGM MIRAGE. The project architect have a big disagreement over a critical design problem. Bill Smith, director of MGM MIRAGE Design Group, must solve this problem to the satisfaction of all parties involved in the project. This case examines many issues in the construction of large buildings: How to introduce such a project, as the architects of how the different designs adds value and what criteria Manage matter in the settlement of a dispute between desig … Read more »

City Center is a $ 9000000000 project for MGM MIRAGE. The project architect have a big disagreement over a critical design problem. Bill Smith, director of MGM MIRAGE Design Group, must solve this problem to the satisfaction of all parties involved in the project. This case examines many issues in the construction of large buildings: How to introduce such a project, how to manage the architect, as different designs adds value and what criteria matter in the settlement of a dispute between designers. The case also explores the construction cost and revenue benefits of two buildings with significant declines away from the vertical built.
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A. Eugene Kohn,
John D. Macomber,
Ben Creo
Source: Harvard Business School
25 pages.
Release Date: 12 January 2009. Prod #: 209052-PDF-ENG
City Center (A): Vision and Design HBR case solution