IMPORTING URBAN GIANTS: Re-Imaging Shanghai and Dubai with Skyscrapers
Mir M. Ali
- Publisher: Aga Khan Documentation Center
Globalization, architecture, skyscraper, place identity, culture | Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying | NA9000-9428
Shanghai and Dubai have recently marked a new epoch in the history of skyscrapers. Through the examination of these two cities, this paper attempts to identify the key driving forces for constructing skyscrapers in newly emerging global cities. The findings indicate th...