Blueprints from the great architect

The Empire State Building—over 1,200 feet high. Once the tallest building in the world, it has now been surpassed by taller and more complex structures. Today we build in space!

What makes such accomplishments possible?

Design. Could you imagine a big edifice being built without design, without plans, without guidelines? If we tried, we'd soon discover that it just can't be done. Design is key to success in building anything.

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February 5, 2001

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