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Globe Trotting

Today Architizer examines the glass cladding Dubai's Burj Khalifa, currently—although not for long if China or Azerbaijan has its way—the world's tallest building. Using 1.8M square feet of glass, the architects solved issues of "how, say, glare from a nearly 3,000-foot-tall building would affect the surrounding neighborhood, where low-rise condos and pools abound." Read on. [Architizer]