The Christian Science Monitor has a socionomics-flavored story that is of interest:World's tallest building: Is the Burj Khalifa a herald of economic woe?
The world's tallest buildings usually open when the economy has crashed, just like Monday's opening of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai
By Laurent Belsie Staff writer / January 4, 2010
The world's tallest building opened Monday in Dubai – known as the Burj Khalifa, it's an exuberant architectural triumph in the middle of a deep economic swamp.
It's often that way. The tallest skyscrapers always seem to pop up just as the economy is headed down...
More posts to come. Several are in the hopper, but nothing wrapped up yet. Very busy at the moment with the day job - which is a problem to have, I guess.