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Construction of the Burj Al Arab 3

A video analyzing the construction of the world’s tallest hotel, the Burj Al-Arab off the coast of Dubai. Rising 321 meters from an artificial island in the Arabian Gulf, this sail-like structure boasts numerous technical innovations, including the largest fabric wall and atrium in the world, and a ‘floating’ restaurant. First envisioned by Dubai’s crown prince, the project was entrusted to an experienced firm of British architects.

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