Some days ago I've posted about the 10 Tallest Skyscrapers in the World, and I couldn't include this one because the building was not done at that time. Well, now this list has a new top 1... it was presented in Dubai the Burj Khalifa or Burj Dubai, the tallest building in world today with 828m. Wow!
Dubai is the most populated city in the United Arab Emirates with more than 1.5 million inhabitants. However, in 1975 this number was much smaller, something around 183,200. Seen by the whole world as a futuristic and modern city, t's in constantly change, Dubai has invested heavily in architecture, hiring some of the most famoust architects to project its skyline. The question I ask as an architect is: Is that the architecture of the future? Will Dubai be a reference for the world architecture?