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Besides expense, the problem was the lack of building code approval, regarding sufficient access and egress. Nevertheless, as a consequence, the as-built design suffers the loss. See elevation drawing in The Future of Architecture: page 66.
Another change was a radical simplification of the crossing tower
As built, the original roof was coloured an intense blue, which occasioned much negative comment. Under assault of the constant desert sun the bluish colour faded, which was much more becoming to the design. Not sure how or when the roof became deadly, Sweeney white.