Dubai

October 7, 2008, 12pm PDT
Cityscape, Dubai's annual real estate showcase, paints a rosy picture of the booming city. But even Mideast moguls aren't immune from the global financial crisis.
The Wall St. Journal
September 30, 2008, 2pm PDT
Dubai is increasingly attracting architects and planners as a blank slate, and it's becoming a vibrant testing ground for ideas new and extreme.
The Globe and Mail
June 25, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>The world's first moving building, a 80-storey tower with revolving floors giving an shifting shape, will be built in Dubai, its architect says.</p>
BBC
June 9, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>In this article from <em>The New York Times Magazine</em> looks at "instant cities" like Dubai and Shenzhen that have developed in hyperspeed in recent years, and discusses why they aren't yet "real" cities.</p>
The New York Times Magazine
May 22, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority used to slap motorists with heavy fines for ridesharing. Faced with exploding population growth and 8 million tourists a year, officials have changed their tune.</p>
The National, Abu Dhabi
April 26, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Plans for a 4.6 km tramway have been announced for downtown Burj Dubai -- a $136 million transit system intended to link major developments in the rapidly rising emirate.</p>
Arabian Business
April 25, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>With rising sea levels and a penchant for ambitious new building ideas, Dubai is moving forward with plans to construct floating buildings and islands.</p>
NPR
March 3, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>In his 1.5 billion square-foot master plan for a waterfront city in Dubai, architect Rem Koolhaas has proposed a dense and elaborate city, but one that doesn't try to rely too much on flashy high-end architecture.</p>
The New York Times
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