Dubai’s Vertical City Photos
Neatorama readers have followed the construction of the Burj Dubai. At times it seemed as if it would never be completed. Now the new tallest building in the world, renamed the Burj Khalifa, is finished. See photographs of the grand opening and find links to stories about the event.
Fireworks light up Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest buildin during the official opening ceremony in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Jan. 4, 2010. In a surprise move, Dubai renamed the gleaming glass-and-metal tower in a nod to the leader of neighboring Abu Dhabi – the oil-rich sheikdom which came to its rescue during the financial meltdown.
From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by digimouse.