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View Resource New Scientist: Construction of Worlds Largest Tower to Begin

This article from the New Scientist talks about the building of the world's tallest building in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The tower construction will be completed in 2008 and will result in a structure 800 meters tall. The article discusses how the building has been designed to address a primary concern for buildings of this height--wind.
View Resource Cities and Buildings Database

The University of Washington Libraries Digital Collection online projects and archives are well-regarded, and this database proves to be no exception to that highly positive trend. Started in 1995, the Cities and Buildings Database contains over 10,000 digitized images of buildings and cities culled from all historical periods and from all over the world. Visitors may wish to start with a simple...