A Diamond in the Desert: Behind the Scenes in Abu Dhabi, the World’s Richest City

Product DescriptionArabia in the 1960s – still a land of desert, nomadic tribes, falcons and gazelles. And Abu Dhabi, perched on the Gulf Coast, was a poor fishing community. Barely forty years on, it is the richest city on earth, with major stakes in Western economies. And if the extraordinarily ambitious plans for the capital…

Dubai spire: the mantle of the world’s tallest building will soon pass to the Burj Dubai, now rising up over the Gulf.: An article from: The Architectural Review

Product DescriptionThis digital document is an article from The Architectural Review, published by EMAP Architecture on October 1, 2008. The length of the article is 481 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available immediately after purchase. You can view…