Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Video Slideshow of Burj Dubai (Tallest Building in the World)

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » DU Groups » Arts & Entertainment » Photography Group Donate to DU
 
JCMach1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 12:09 PM
Original message
Video Slideshow of Burj Dubai (Tallest Building in the World)
Hot and fresh from today...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-ueeXWU4S4

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
Eurobabe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 01:56 AM
Response to Original message
1. Question, I thought the Burj was the hotel? Why did they name this
the Burj Dubai also? Just curious. :hi:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
JCMach1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 04:38 AM
Response to Reply #1
2. Burj=tower in Arabic, Hotel is Burj al Arab (Tower of the Arabs)
Building is Burj Dubai (Dubai Tower).

Go figure! :smoke:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Eurobabe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 11:33 AM
Response to Reply #2
3. I should know that having studied architecture, DOH!
Thanks for explaining. :hi:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
priller Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-10-08 09:09 PM
Response to Original message
4. There's actually another building that just started construction
also in Dubai, that will be taller than than Burj Dubai. It's called, simply, al Burj.




Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
JCMach1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-11-08 02:43 AM
Response to Reply #4
5. When all is said and done, Dubai will have #1-3 tallest buildings in the world
There is also a third building being built as well.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
DU AdBot (1000+ posts) Click to send private message to this author Click to view 
this author's profile Click to add 
this author to your buddy list Click to add 
this author to your Ignore list Wed Nov 26th 2014, 08:49 PM
Response to Original message
Advertisements [?]
 Top

Home » Discuss » DU Groups » Arts & Entertainment » Photography Group Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC