Designboom calls it "A rather small city that has a population of 1.6 million people and a 37 billion USD economy based largely on trade,manufacturing and financial services." Yet it is employing a quarter of the world's cranes and probably the same proportion of the world's architects.
TreeHugger is fascinated by the scale and the pace of construction and consumption of material and resources over there when we sit and say "reduce and reuse" over here. Now DesignBoom picks up where ::Dubious Dubai left off to catalogue pages and pages of extraordinary development of I don't know what for I don't know who. ::Designboom