insights into the dubai property market

Sunday, October 09, 2005

vested interest in interested rates? interested?

for the more economically minded, or even if you're thinking of getting a home loan in dubai, get some info about what's driving the middle-east interest rates from Dr. Henry T. Azzam, Dr. chief executive officer at Jordinvest.

Adrian Smith on designing the Burj Dubai

Adrian Smith is a consulting design partner with the architecture firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, and is one of the most recognized architects in the world. His work includes several major skyscrapers, including the tallest building in China. In the following conversation with's Director of Communications Tom Finnegan, Mr. Smith discusses his design philosophy, the economics and engineering of tall buildings, and his project history including a new world's tallest building.