Dubai: An Absolute Mess!

Published on Jul 2, 2018
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Michael Beach
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Dubai: An Absolute Mess!

Mike Looks At The Map - Episode 06

Dubai has the tallest skyline in the world, and its Burj Khalifa is the tallest manmade structure ever made, period. But how is it as a city? It turns out, it's a lot more like a big suburb than a tightly-packed city, and its layout looks more like a closet organizer than a place designed for people to live in! Here, I take a look at a city that's had to basically wing it as it's expanded rapidly in the past 20 years, and look at a couple of different ways that it's trying to deal with its sudden popularity.

Animations by David Beach.