All that cement and steel has to come from somewhere. In an amazing video by filmmaker Brandon Li, we get a chance to stroll through a world not many see: the dockyards of Dubai, where everything from food to construction materials arrive in the UAE city.
"I spent a couple of afternoons hanging with the workers in Dubai's shipyards," explains Li, who directs commercials professionally. "I was intrigued by the massive amount of manual labor that goes into loading and unloading the ships. Here's my slightly surreal take on their world." [Vimeo]