burj khalifa

dubai

Building the Largest LED Screen in the World

The Burj Khalifa now boasts the world’s largest LED screen.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.19.16
middle east

The Address Hotel in Dubai Goes Up in Flames Ahead of New Year's Celebration

A civil defense official appeared on Al Arabiya TV and said that no injuries had resulted from the fire so far, and confirmed that the city's New Year's festivities would proceed.
Reuters News Agency
12.31.15
Design

The Burj Khalifa Designers Are Making the World's Tallest Skyscraper—Again

Saudi Arabia seeks to oust Dubai's record-holding tower with the grandiosely-named Kingdom Tower.
Beckett Mufson
11.30.15
Photo

Photos of Artificial Tourist Paradises in Australia and Dubai

In his series Gold, photographer Sean Fennessy examines the similarities between the two surreal cities.
Sean Fennessy
6.10.15
Art

Timeslice Photos Capture Sunsets Over the World's Architectural Wonders

Photographer Richard Silver sheds new light on the Colosseum, Burj Khalifa, and more with his 'Time Slice Global' series.
Beckett Mufson
3.2.15
Film

Flow Motion Hyperlapse Offers a Death-Defying Look at Dubai

Fall 163 stories in Rob Whitworth's portrait of the United Arab Emirates' next-level metropolis.
Beckett Mufson
2.16.15
middle east

The Persian Gulf’s ‘Blade Runner’ Obsession Is Killing Migrant Workers

The development of a long line of sci-fi inspired buildings and infrastructure projects imperils poor workers with practically no rights.
Nathalie Olah
5.15.14
News

'Gulf Futurism' Is Killing People

Migrant workers are paying the ultimate price for the <i>Blade Runner</i> fantasies of oil princes.
Nathalie Olah
5.15.14
Design

The World's Tallest Building Set To Add World's Tallest Reflective Facade

A think tank has proposed a project that would cover the Burj Khalifa in a reflective and translucent material.
Zach Sokol
2.12.14