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9 The Matter of Construction: Systemic Overhaul or Tweaking the Status Quo? Introduction by Marc Angélil and Cary Siress We know the images. Whether under construction or plotted well into the future, one grandiose real estate project after another is endorsed as a vision of prosperity beyond dispute, each following the unspoken truism: “Everything that appears is good; whatever is good will appear.” 1 Never mind that the bulk of such projects, though marketed as unique, usually