The Futuristic Burj Kalifa

I really enjoy great feats of design, so I’ve been following the construction of the tallest building in the world, the Burj Kalifa, for some time now. Orginally called the Burj Dubai, this 160-story skyscraper towers over Dubai, UAE at a staggering 2,717 feet and houses residential properties, 1 of 4 worldwide Armani Hotels, and a 124 story observation deck. The supertall skyscraper also has a really neat fountain display complete with music, lights, and timed actions. It is called the Dubai Fountain.

The Burj Kalifa opened on the 4th amidst an amazing fireworks display and celebration. You know, Dubai is steadily trying to be the most advanced and entertaining city in the world. May I suggest reading this and you’ll see what I’m talking about. Personally, I can’t wait to visit!


About missheree

Greetings! I am Sheree, a fashion and costume designer from Miami, FL and Minneapolis, MN respectively. While fabric is my personal medium of choice, I find inspiration is all areas of art and this blog is a representation of that. From fashion to illustration to graphic design to architecture, Sparkleshock is here to do just that - add sparkle to your mind and shock your senses.

Posted on January 5, 2010, in Design-a-licious and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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