Dubai or not Dubai? That is the question

A view of the Gensler-designed Gate building of the Dubai International Financial Center with a billboard of Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, ruler of Dubai.

Source: Kamran Jebreili/AP/PA

The city famous for its sky-high ambitions now has debts to match and is feared to be on the brink of collapse. David Rogers asks what next for architects in the Gulf

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