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More answers – keep the questions coming

December 6, 2008

Yes, many of the buildings in Dubai are currently under construction. Word has it that 35% of the world’s construction cranes are in Dubai. As for the pointy things on top of buildings, we do have lightning here (apparently with every rain storm), so my best guess is that they serve as lightning rods and as a secondary use, it may be an attempt to make the building a little bit taller than the existing buildings around it. It is all about bigger and better, baby!

The current world financial crisis may slow them down a bit, but not much.
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