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World's Tallest Tower Could Troll All the Other Tower With LED Facade

The Burj Kahlifa would proclaim itself "big brother" to such lesser tower as the Empire State Building

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the world's tallest tower and it also happens to be covered in the world's largest LED-illuminated facade, and we can think of no better use for that LED facade than using it to troll all the other towers in the world that think they're tall. Minus5 Architects and Studio Mr. White have proposed an installation that would see full-size silhouettes of such buildings as Toronto's CN Tower, the Empire State Building and, *scoff* the Eiffel Tower scroll across the Burj Khalifa's massive face. The designers say that this would reassert the building's "position as the ‘big brother’ tallest building in the world." The Burj Khalifa was built in 2009.


• Minus5 Architects & Studio Mr. White Propose "Art Facade" for the Burj Khalifa [Arch Daily]