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Room 3306: The Burj Dubai View

In-focus view of the construction-extravaganza sites of Dubai, featuring some of the world's tallest buildings, including the ultimate #1 tallest structure to ever be constructed on earth at an estimated 850m and 162 storey, The Burj Dubai: an astonishing achievement in human history.

 

Until last year, it was still the CN Tower in Toronto circa 1976, which still took the limelight as the undefeated tallest structure (tower) at 553m, whereas Taipei 101 is the tallest building at 509m. The Burj Dubai is the first ever structure to reach almost a kilometre, almost achieving what Frank Llyod Wright has envisioned in the 30s: a kilometre-height building.

 

The Burj Dubai, by Adrian Smith, formerly of SOM (Skidmore, Owings & Merrills), USA

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Taken on December 24, 2007