The world’s tallest tower will dwarf the Burj Khalifa at over 1 kilometer in height

December 2, 2015 by  
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Burj Khalifa architects selected to design Burj 2020, the world’s tallest commercial tower

June 19, 2015 by  
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Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) have been named by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) as the firm that will design the Burj 2020. The new tower is set to surpass New York’s One World Trade Center as the world’s tallest commercial building. The Burj 2020 will be a “world-class destination” that “will set new levels of efficiency and urban sustainability,” according to a statement by the DMCC. Read the rest of Burj Khalifa architects selected to design Burj 2020, the world’s tallest commercial tower Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “Adrian Smith” , “AS+GG” , “Gordon Gill” , adrian smith and gordon gill architecture , burj 2020 , burj khalifa , Dubai Architecture , dubai expo 2020 , worlds tallest commercial building

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Saudi Arabia’s Proposed Mile High Tower Will Get a Brand New City to Go With It

April 17, 2011 by  
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Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, which stands at 2,717 feet, will be dwarfed by the proposed Kingdom Tower.

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Spill a Picnic Basket this Earth Day

April 17, 2011 by  
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Photo by Jeremy Noble The Nature Conservancy is encouraging folks to Picnic for the Planet this Earth Day , April 22. Sounds better than what we did last year, as in watch the beginning of the BP oil spill .

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Reverb Turns 100, Gives Away Wiz Khalifa Tickets, More

March 19, 2011 by  
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What do you do when you turn 100? If you’re Keith Richards, who go on tour. The same goes for the enviros at Reverb, a Portland, Maine, outfit that greens concert tours and venues

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Shabd Simon-Alexander Gives Spring 2011 Prints a Fresh Twist (Photos)

March 19, 2011 by  
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Shabd Simon-Alexander Spring 2011 collection. Photo: Shabd Simon-Alexander One look at Shabd Simon-Alexander ‘s Spring 2011 collection and it’s official: spring is in the air — and if you’re in New York, the weather agrees, too.

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Burj Khalifa Shut Down By Elevator Failure

February 11, 2010 by  
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A few days ago the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, was closed “indefinitely” due to ” electrical problems.” May thought that it was more than just that, and the speculation was rampant that the Dubai meltdown had affected even this iconic building. The owners didn’t help the situation; as the Guardian puts it: “Despite repeated requests, a spokeswoman for Emaar was unable to provide further details or rule out the possibility of foul play

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