Sharjah Lagoon development. United Arab Emirates. 2008
Tim Hetherington (1970 – 2011)
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In the last decade, the UAE has become an architectural laboratory funded by the exploitation of oil resourcers, with an estimated £350 billion worth of construction projects across the nation.
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