Dubai Frame: UAE's latest surreal landmark frames a controversy

By Oliver Wainwright

Architect's ‘stolen building' accusation overshadows opening of 50-storey portal almost a decade after it was first designed

Home to the tallest skyscraper, the largest shopping mall and the longest driverless metro system in the world, Dubai adds another superlative to the list this week: it can now admire all of its world record-breaking trophies through the biggest picture frame on the planet.

Rising 150 metres above Zabeel Park, encrusted with swirling golden motifs that glisten in the desert sunshine, the Dubai Frame has finally opened almost a decade after it was first designed.

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