Have Skills, Will Travel

NATO

George Robertson

A sleek, futuristic structure, made for the 21st century, or an unwieldy relic of the cold war, ill-suited to current demands? Architecturally, at least, modernism triumphed last week as NATO Secretary-General George Robertson unveiled drawings for a gleaming new edifice to replace the complex that has served as the military alliance's headquarters in Brussels since the mid-1960s. The design, Robertson stressed, reflected some of the core values that have shaped his NATO stewardship: modernity, efficiency and change

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!