New tallest structure record set in Dubai

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AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili

According to Emaar Propertie, the developer of the Burj Dubai or “Dubai Tower”, the building has now surpassed Toronto’s CN Tower as the tallest free-standing structure in the world. See a list of the tallest buildings and structures in the world here.

Dubai skyscraper reaches 555 metres; eclipsing Canada’s CN Tower The Canadian Press 9/13/07

Read about the proposed partnership of Yale’s art schools with the United Arab Emirates here and here. And check out these old posts here and here for more info on Yale, the UAE and the arts.

And for a list of the tallest buildings in 1884, look here.

Posted by: Chris

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One response to “New tallest structure record set in Dubai

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