Cement Halos and Gulf Urban Planning OCD


Back in 1988, the Abu Dhabi Volcano fountain rose out of the corniche like Triton’s head. It burst out of the boardwalk like long-submerged alien ship rising from the sea. ┬áIts scented water cascaded down through the prongs of a turret-like crown. That cement halo still floats sovereign over all my childhood memories of Abu … Continue reading

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