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Viewing Kuwait's Architecture

Kuwait Towers Photo, Kuwait, Middle East

Kuwait City is filled with ultramodern buildings. Ninety percent of the city has been constructed within the last 30 years. Since Kuwait has the second-largest oil reserves in the world, they have become a wealthy nation and have invested significant amounts of this bounty into their infrastructure. The Arabic culture stresses aesthetics more so than most modern Western cultures. This yields a larger proportion of dramatically unique structures when compaired to a typical U.S. city.

The Kuwaiti towers shown below are the iconic monument recognized world wide as Kuwait. They house a restruant and double as a water tower. New construction is ongoing and city-wide. The government funding new developments in phases according to a master plan that will allow them to handle their rapidly expanding population that's expected to exceed 3.5 million by 2015.

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