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From great terror to great opportunity: The rebirth of Isetan

(Source: Facebook)
Central World, like so many Asian malls, is an immense rectangular hulk of a building, dominating the north side of the Ratchaprasong intersection in downtown Bangkok. If this turns out to be the first place that space aliens land on Earth then they will have a difficult time figuring out their way around – the simplicity of the exterior belies the wicked unnavigability of its insides. There is an office tower, a hotel, and a meandering, retail core, eight storeys high and bookended at one end