New images show progress on the next world’s tallest building

August 22, 2017 by  
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New images of Santiago Calatrava ‘s Dubai Creek Tower have emerged, showing construction progress on what is expected to become the world’s tallest building. Developer Emaar Properties released site photos and video of the 2.3 square-mile complex, which is designed to eclipse the height of the Burj Khalifa by at least 300 feet. Emaar Properties and Dubai Holdings joined together to build the new complex in Dubai, which will feature a 3,045-foot tower designed by Calatrava as its centerpiece. The tower requires laying record-breaking 236-foot deep foundation piles capped with 1.59 million cubic feet of concrete. Related: The world’s tallest tower just broke ground in Dubai The tower, inspired by the lily flower and mosque minarets, will feature a 68-mile array of supporting cables, a 360-degree observation deck and a Hanging Gardens of Babylon-style floor. It broke ground last year, but the developer still hasn’t confirmed the completion date. According to previous reports, the project is expected to be ready in time for Dubai Expo 2020 . + Santiago Calatrava + Emaar Properties + Dubai Holdings Via Archinect

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Unique light-transmitting concrete makes Abu Dhabi’s gorgeous Al Aziz Mosque glow

October 8, 2015 by  
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Extraordinary panoramic photos celebrate their sacred geometry of Iran’s mosques

December 8, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Extraordinary panoramic photos celebrate their sacred geometry of Iran’s mosques Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Ali Qapu , Alighapu , calligraphy , Domiri , holy places , iran , iran mosque , Iranian , Iranian Mosque , Isfahan , islam , islamic architecture , Islamic art , Islamic calligraphy , Kaleidoscope , Mohammad Reza Domiri , mosque , mosque art , mosques , Persian , persian art , Persian mosque , photographer , photographs , Reza Domiri , sacred art , sacred geometry , Seyyed Mosque , Shiraz , temple , temples , Vakil , Vakil Mosque

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Barkow Leibinger’s Amazing ‘Loom-Hyperbolic’ Art Installation is Made from Local, Natural Materials

March 12, 2012 by  
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