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Emirates Towers and Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab EmiratesThe world's tallest building, the Burj Dubai, and the world's largest mall, Dubai Mall, under construction in Dubai, UAEThe world's largest building, the Burj Dubai, and world's largest mall, Dubai Mall, are under construction by Emaar Properties, Dubai, UAETraffic congests Sheikh Zayed Road near the Burj Dubai, UAESmaller numbers on license plates confer higher status to owners of luxury cars parked outside Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai, UAEPortraits of the ruling Al Maktoum family watch over visitors to the opulent lobby of the Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai, UAELobby of the Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai, UAEPortraits of the ruling Al Maktoum family at the Dubai Madinat Hotel, UAETourists on camel safari, Dubai, UAEBillboard with artist's renderings of a future construction project, Dubai, UAEKnown as the 'birds of Dubai,' construction cranes fill the skylineImmigrant construction worker, Dubai, UAESmall wooden cargo ships bound for trading centres in Iran and other Persian Gulf ports, Dubai, UAEWindow cleaner at the Emirates Tower near the Dubai International Financial Centre, UAELuxury homes at Jumeirah Islands in Dubai, UAE

Deciphering Dubai

Photographs by Fritz Mueller