Dezeen Agenda newsletter features an elevated circular metropolis proposed for Dubai

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features an elevated circular metropolis proposed to encircle the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now!

This week, architecture studio ZN Era envisioned a skyscraper called Downtown Circle, which would be built around the world's tallest building in downtown Dubai.

Set to be 550-metres tall and 3,000 metres in circumference, the skyscraper would be composed of two interconnected main rings that will house residential, public, commercial and cultural spaces.

BIG unveils plans for "an entire city in one building" in Esbjerg

Other stories in the latest newsletter include Michael Heizer's monumental City sculpture, which he completed in the Nevada desert after 50 years, a toilet that has been designed for life on Mars and BIG's plans for "an entire city in one building".

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