The Burj Khalifa’s American Connection

Travel Blog  •  Eva Holland  •  01.13.10 | 1:52 PM ET

Slate takes a look at the American architects who worked on the newly-opened skyscraper of skyscrapers, and the creative debt they owe to one of their American predecessors—Frank Lloyd Wright.

Eva Holland is co-editor of World Hum. She is a former associate editor at Up Here and Up Here Business magazines, and a contributor to Vela. She's based in Canada's Yukon territory.

1 Comment for The Burj Khalifa’s American Connection

daniel 01.15.10 | 1:23 AM ET

Chicagoans know skyscrapers like few others.

We did invent them, though, so that shouldn’t be a surprise.

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