Video: Calatrava’s observation tower is “a monument that adds value to the world” says Emaar

Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava is set to create the world tallest building in the heart of Dubai Creek, blending art, design and technology.

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In the video below, Emaar Properties chairman Mohamed Alabbar explains the vision behind the project: “We are looking for a monument that adds monument, a monument that celebrates the world. Our emphasis was that in a city like Dubai where there is so much diversity and so much celebration, we wanted to do that but with absolute elegance,” he says.

“Calatrava has done this and done it very well,” he adds.

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