The World's Tallest Building

At 154 floors, the $900-million Dubai Tower will eclipse Taiwan's Taipei 101 by more than a third.
August 9, 2005, 1pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The silver and steel tower, whose height is a secret, is a shining symbol of the new self-confidence of booming Dubai... Chicago-based architect Adrian Smith, who designed the building, says he has tried to bridge the gap between Islamic tradition and ultra-modern Western architecture... Future residents are promised a state-of-the-art luxury "sky living" with fresh mangos every morning."

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Published on Monday, August 8, 2005 in BBC News
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