Frank Gehry, the world reknowned architect hired to design the Nets new arena and mini-city, says he is "insecure" about the project and has asked Bruce Ratner to scale down the size and let other architects design parts of it. Ratner has turned him down. Still, Gehry admits the challenge is inspiring and hopes to improve on the current design of "iconic towers" and "ordinary background buildings".
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