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While us D-rate bloggers are busy trying to convince ourselves the world that we have something to say, this is what a real adventurous mind is up to. From BLDGBLOG. Just read it already. I’m looking forward to the book.

Because “it takes too long to come down to ground level each day to make it worthwhile,” a crane operator on the Burj Dubai – the world’s tallest building – is rumored to have “been up there for over a year,” the Daily Telegraph reports. … the idea that crane operators are subject to these sorts of urban rumors and speculations brings me back to the idea that there might be a burgeoning comparative literature of mega-construction sites taking shape today…
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