To summarize: they're very expensive to build and the turnover is uncertain.
 Why Dubai Creek Tower Stopped - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPUOOz30dJQ
 The Greatest Skyscrapers Never Built - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RxbSBWC8hw
 Will There Ever Be Another World's Tallest Building? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4CCY9RJeD4
The only interaction with nature this monstrosity would have is by squashing it.
The funny story about it is that Japanese were unpleasantly shocked with architectural, and engineering plan "sounding scarily too realistic," and asked to "dumb it down a bit," for what the architect refused, and thus it went to Martin Pascoe.
I guess they were afraid of Tokyo actually asking them to go forward with it.