- Written by Shyam
Business Bay- Business Bay is a central business district under construction in Downtown Dubai. The project will include over 240 commercial and residential buildings. It will be a new ‘city’ within the city of Dubai. It is expected to be completed between 2012-2015.
Palm Islands. Three artificial islands in the shape of palm trees will shelter apartments, villas, hotels and luxury stores. The islands are Palm Jumeirah , the Palm Jebel Ali and the Palm Deira. Palm Jumeirah, the most advanced, has been completed . Five hundred and twenty kilometers of beaches to Dubai. Check out more pictures of this project here - http://www.funonthenet.in/articles/palm-jumeirah-dubai.html
The World. With broad of Dubaï, nearly 300 artificial islands, seen sky will form a planisphere. If you want to acquire one of these islands, it will cost some to you between 6,2 to 36,7 million dollars.
Dubai Waterfront. This is to become the largest man-made development in the World. Occupying the last remaining Persian Gulf coastline of Dubai, these artificial islands will be made to resemble the star and the crescent. It is expected to add 81 square kilometers to Dubai’s coastline and will house about 1.5 billion people. Becoming the greatest sea front in the world, it détrône thus the island from Manhattan in New York. The project was delayed due to the global financial crisis and Dubai World’s debt crisis in 2009.
Old Town. It is the final district of the building site located at the foot of the tower Burj Dubai. This great real complex will include the highest tower of the world, the greatest shopping centre of the world as well as a gigantic residential district
Hydropolis. Designed by Prof.Roland Dieterle, the Hydropolis Underwater Hotel and Resort was to be the world’s first underwater hotel. It is expected to cost $300 million to construct. Even though it was envisioned in 2006, it was also delayed due to the global financial crisis.
Burj Khalifa. Info and Pictures of this phenomenal building here - http://www.funonthenet.in/articles/burj-khalifa-dubai.html
Madinat Al Arab. Here the representation of the one of the districts of the future greater sea front in the world, Dubai Waterfront. This sight accounts for the architectural ambition and the spectacular development of real constructions with Dubaï.
Dubai Marina. Inspired by the successful Concord Pacific Place development along False Creek in Vancouver, BC, Canada, Dubai Marina will be able to house 120 000 people on completion in residential towers and villas. It is an artificial canal city and will cost 10 billion dollars to build. The first phase of this project has been completed.
Dubai Festival City- Dubai Festival city will be a city within a city containing a series of residential communities, hotels, malls, a golf course and numerous other public services like schools. It is expected to be completed by 2014.
Dubai Sports City. This immense sporting complex of 50,000,000 square feet will include a multi-purpose outdoor stadium, a cricket ground, an indoor arena and a field hockey stadium. It cost a whopping $4 billion to build and will consist of apartment buildings as well. It has already been completed.
Golden Dome. With its 455 m height and its 2,2 million m² of total surface, it will be one of bulkiest and higher buildings of the world. It will shelter 500 000 m² offices, commercial spaces like 3 000 residential apartments.
Dubailand Ski Dome. This ski resort indoor, will comprise inter alia a directional ski piste and tracks of snowboard (with 6 000 tons of true snow). "Pinguinarium", aquariums four seasons, spa cold and hot... are also envisaged with the program.
Space Science World. Space is one of the subjects exploited in the immense park with topics of Dubailand which has the ambition to become the largest tourist park and of attractions in the world.