Dubai24 audio slideshow

To accompany the video with Karim Al Azari, I produced this audio slideshow to go with The National’s coverage of the Dubai24 endurance race. Here, Will Catron, a pit mechanic, talks about the demands of the 24-hour endurance race that attracted 78 supercharged cars.

Audio: Why Dubai is reaching for the stars

The tall buildings expert David Scott explains, in October 2008 before the property crash), why Dubai is obsessed with tall buildings. You can here the audio track here.

Audio: Building an icon

Adrian Smith, the man who designed the Burj Khalifa (then known as the Burj Dubai), talks in October 2008 about the challenges in building the world’s tallest building and super-skyscrapers. To here the interview click here.