Dome and Domer: The Increasingly Stupid Story of the Millennium Dome

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This is a story of honest mistakes, bad design, hubris, stupidity, greed, corruption -- but above all, it’s a tale of something so monumentally awful that it takes on a sort of soggy grandeur. It's the story of the Dome, a World’s-Fair-like exposition in London, created to celebrate Britain and the new millennium. It was a disaster from start to finish, and almost everything that happened was funny. Designers of amusement parks and expositions can read "Dome and Domer" as a sort of "How-Not-To" guidebook. Everyone else can just sit back and enjoy reading about something going gradually and completely wrong.
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  • By Maria Kuroshchepova
    Oct 15, 2009
    "It would have been funny, had it not been so sad..." ... and Dan Howland communicates this point perfectly. The narrative is a little dry, but the subject matter and the facts more than speak for themselves. I think Dome and Domer should be used as a mandatory case study for every MBA and engineering program in every college who has them (the programs). If you are a manager - big or small - keep this book on your desk at all times. Read it prior to making a decision on a project - especially if the rationale behind that project doesn't feel very... well... rational to you.
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October 2, 2011
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