Burj Refracted

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Burj Refracted

  1. 1. Derived from “accommodate,” from the Latinaccommodare meaning "suited, adapted,fitted; hence suitable, fitting, fit”; “The actionof accommodation, or process of beingaccommodated; fitting, adapting, adjusting,suiting” (OED)
  2. 2. © Jumeirah Int. LLC
  3. 3. Courtesy of -peperoni -via Flickr
  4. 4. © Nakheel, eikongraphia.com
  5. 5. courtesy of Paul Keller via Flickr
  6. 6. © Tyler Hicks, New York Ti
  7. 7. © Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, The Guardian
  8. 8. © Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, The Guardian
  9. 9. “Behind the Glamorous Façade of the Burj Khalifa.” Migrant rights: Giving hope, sharing life. Mideast Youth, 2012. <http://www.migrant- rights.org/2010/01/04/behind-the-glamorous-facade-of-the-burj-khalifa/>CiA World Factbook. UAE. 10 Nov. 2011. <www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ae.html>Building Towers, Cheating Workers: Exploitation of Migrant Construction Workers in the United Arab Emirates . Human Rights Watch, 2006.Krane, Jim. City of Gold: Dubai and the Dream of Capitalism. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2009.
  10. 10. All images are used under a Creative Commons License and were found via Flickr.Many thanks to morner, St1ke, Paul Keller, ramen lover, mikething, and octal for sharing their photography.

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