Dubai's Economic Woes Sound Death Knell For Fantastic Architecture

Now that Dubai's economic bubble has popped and the emirate's mega-projects are imploding under their own debt crunch, we can weep over all the fantastically outlandish buildings that will never be built. Like the rotating tower by architect David Fisher above, a refrigerated beach, a vertical seawater farm, and so on.

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There is something right with the world after all, if these will not be built. Now, if we could just get rid of those horrible little homemade islands.
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At least this cancels David Fisher's rotating towers,and as a result will save some people's lives.
He apparently never build a skyscraper before as you can read in this funny post : http://www.cracked.com/article_17597_5-amazing-buildings-future-how-theyll-kill-you.html
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Fantastical maybe, fantastic no.

There is so little in the middle east's new architecture that is of any architectural merit. it's mostly conxetless glass shapemaking toss.
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These architectural wonders would be built by robbing the savings of other people through artificial credit expansion. Good riddance.
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