Burj Dubai now the world’s tallest skyscraper

According to the BBC, Emaar Properties, the company developing the Burj Dubai skyscraper, claims that the under construction skyscraper has now surpassed the height of the Taipei 101 tower to become the tallest skyscraper in the world.  Currently, the building doesn’t look too pretty but, I’m sure it will look better once the glass curtain is installed:


This is a cropped version of the AFP picture used in the above linked article

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About Meng Bomin

Real name Benjamin Main, I am a graduate of Grinnell College with a degree in Biological Chemistry.
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2 Responses to Burj Dubai now the world’s tallest skyscraper

  1. Zooomabooma says:

    General laborers get paid $4.00 U.S. per DAY to work on that building.

    In the U.S. for such a building, workers would be able to score themselves $4.00 per HOUR and that would be AFTER taxes.

    Amazing how the United States is so spit upon but paying $4.00 a day is okay.

  2. Pingback: Burj Dubai looking a bit prettier now « Meng Bomin

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