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The Daily News recently chatted with architect Santiago Calatrava, who's known around the world for exceeding budgets and missing deadlines. In New York, that's exactly what happened with his WTC transit hub, but he "defends himself as a small cog in a massive machine at work on what is, arguably, the most complex construction project since the Tower of Babel." Calatrava says, "We are responsible for 20% of the project while two multinationals with thousands of employees make most of the decisions — there is only so much we can do." [NYDN; previously]