Burj Khalifa

An online petition opposing a proposed 53-story, mixed-use "Energy Tower" began circulating in March. "Is this what we want to present to the world, that we're the Dubai of Texas?", asked the organizer. However, Midland is not new to tall buildings.
Apr 11, 2013   The Wall Street Journal
Nate Berg asks what the practical limit is to the seemingly endless quest to design and construct the world's tallest building.
Aug 17, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
A company renowned for its high speed construction accomplishments has announced plans to build Sky City, a 220-story mega-building in Changsha.
Jun 17, 2012   CNN/GO
There might be something to the analogy, opines Blair Kamin, when comparing the building's star status to its contribution to the urban setting.
Jan 12, 2012   Chicago Tribune
In Dubai, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. But it shares one problem will all skyscrapers in Dubai - there is no central sewage infrastructure to accommodate the waste they produce.
Nov 8, 2011   Boing Boing
The world's tallest building is now open in Dubai. Christopher Corbett takes you up to the 124th floor. Exclusive
Jan 21, 2010  By Nate Berg
The Burj Khalifa has opened in Dubai. Now, locals say, the development of the city's public life must begin.
Jan 7, 2010   The National