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Architecturally, the Mediterranean region is full of contradictions as well: Here, the prolific temporary local „architecture without architects“ in various camps around the Mediterranean Sea; there, the designs of international star architects, designed to have a long-term effect. The latter promises cities and municipalities profit in the form of a better image and tourist magnetism – more easily achieved with representative architecture in the Western style such as theatres, opera houses and museums than with social housing. Hello, „Bilbao effect“. Zaha Hadid will be erecting a new Moroccan national theatre on the wasteland at Bou-Regreg between Rabat and Salé, (#99); after ten years of construction, work on Santiago Calatravas‘ „City of Arts and Sciences“ was concluded in 2006 with the completion of Valencia‘s opera house, and Herzog & de Meurons „Forum“ was designed in 2004 for Barcelona‘s International Forum of Cultures. Both of these extensive Spanish projects exceeded their budgets many times over and are currently fighting to survive the economic crisis. With tickets for entry to exhibitions in Valencia going for more than €30 apiece, many residents can hardly afford a visit. Event arrangers at the Forum had estimated 25 million visitors in 2004; less than 3.5 million came.