Artist Juri Morioka compares New York and Dubai. We saw skyscrapers pop up like mushrooms from our house near Sheikh Zayed Road, no big thing. Just another multizillion dollar deal. When I moved back to Washington DC after living in Dubai for a few years, I thought the Washington Monument looked stubby! Now I’ve acclimated, and it’s back to its majestic self. Or soon will be. It’s all about perspective.