Metropolis / Reflecting on the Gulf

Karrie Jacobs visits Doha and Dubai

Above: From the article in Metropolis, the proposed Bahrain World Trade Center, envisioned by Atkins Dubai. Wind turbines, positioned between the two towers, are designed to supply partial power to the building.

While sharing such sustainable visions, Jacobs accurately describes the tensions between optimism and excess so palpable in the Gulf region.

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