“Dubai’s top property exhibition, once the stage where multibillion-dollar developments were announced, will be a smaller and more reflective affair this year as the cash-strapped industry licks its wounds.”
photo: Cityscape Dubai, 2008
No less than three entries to Archinect and Bustler’s ‘Live Forever’ competition to design a monument to Michael Jackson have been proposed for Dubai.
Dubai is abuzz with a new kind of speculation: what does the introduction of urban rail mean for everyday life in the so-called superlative city?
Gulf News column by Mishaal Al Gergawi
Photo by Katrin Greiling
See our July 21 post on the metro by Tabitha Decker.
Only one of the places in the oil-rich Gulf that is having electricity outages.
image source: The National
On 09.09.09 urban rail is scheduled to arrive in the Gulf with the opening of the Dubai Metro’s first line… [read more]
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