Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Al Burj Dwarfed Burj Dubai: Higher Aspiration!

In the next two years or a year, Dubai, with Burj Dubai is about to rewrite the history of skyline.

But just when people thought that such achievement is a once-in-a-lifetime for any country, Dubai has aggresively taken a new and higher aspiration: a mile-high tower, poking at 1,200 meters.

The tower, 'Tall Tower' will stand at the Dubai Waterfron under the development of Nakheel. Tall Tower was coined as 'The Pinnacle' and originally proposed to stand in the center of Palm Island, the larget man-made island. Al Burj or Tall Tower is now about to soar near Jumeirah Lake Towers and Dubai Marina.

The tower is a mixed-used edifice designed by Pei Partnership Architects. The premise is a conglemeration of three towers linked by skybridges which works as sky lobbies; atop of each sky lobby is a sky garden. One of the tower is lower and plushed by large outdoor pool on the roof while the two are crowned by diabolical antennaes.