Switch Restaurant by Karim Rashid

Dezeen's top ten: Dubai projects

Since Dubai has been in the news a lot recently, here are our ten most popular stories about projects in Dubai. Guess what? Karim Rashid is at number one with his Switch Restaurant (above).

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2: second place goes to Dutch firm UNStudio for the Museum of Middle Eastern Modern Art.

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3: in third place is the Michael Schumacher World Champion Tower by architects Chris Bosse and Tobias Wallisser of LAVA.

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4: fourth most popular is a kilometre-high tower by architects Woods Bagot.

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5: X–Architects of Dubai come in fifth with an urban complex called Xeritown.

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6: Dubai opera house by Zaha Hadid is seventh most-viewed.

7: next up is Waterfront City by OMA.

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8: another project by OMA, this time a 300 metre-tall rotating skyscraper.

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9: a cloud-shaped resort on slanted legs to resemble rain by Atelier Hapsitus is in ninth position.

10: Dubai Opera by French architect Jean Nouvel concludes our top ten Dubai projects.

See also:

Dezeenwire: “Towering follies: the Dubai architecture you couldn’t make up”

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