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"Dubai is Nuts" Gallery
WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON OVER THERE? Dubai is said to currently have 15-25% of all the world's cranes. A look back to the great pre-GFC madness!!
Proposed Dubai
here is only a small portion of the buildings that are being proposed, constructed or developed in dubai and its surrounding region.
Dubai History
Dubai's strategic location at the crossroads between East and West, has made it the leading hub between Europe and the Far East.
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Dubai's architecture is a stunning mix of the historical and ultra modern. As one of the fastest growing cities in the world it is looking to rival Hong Kong, New York and Shanghai as the skyscraper capital of the world.
Dubai main strip
Driving down the main route through some of the tallest buildings on earth.
Dubai Marina and Creek
Dubbed as a city within a city the Dubai Marina promotes the ultimate in urban lifestyle blended with the atmosphere of a top class marina. Positioned in Dubai's growth corridor the development promises to be one of the most glittering places for people to live, shop, meet and relax.


Burj Al Arab
Dubai's iconic building is a construction of superlatives. The world's tallest hotel (321 meters) is also popularly described as the world's only 7-Star hotel - although its formal rating is 5 Star Deluxe, the highest the international rating system offers.
Burj Dubai
The Burj Dubai will be the world's tallest tower and the centerpiece of the Gulf regions most prestigious urban development to date.
Palm Jumeirah
The Palm Islands are made up from three man-made islands built from over 1 billion cubic meters of sand and stone dredged from the creek and the surrounding sea bed. The complex is laid out to resemble a giant palm tree when seen from above and houses super luxury spas, high-end holiday accommodation, dive sites, theatres and a massive variety of popular tourist attractions.
The "Dynamic Tower"
The first moving building in the world will be built, where else, in Dubai, home to all the revolutionary architectural wonders in recent years. Designed by Italian architect David Fisher, the Dynamic Tower will be made up of 80 pre-fabricated apartments rotating around a central column, with the help of 79 giant wind turbines placed between the floors.
Rose Tower
This skyscraper, whose construction began in 2004, was to be 380 m (1,247 feet) high, but its projected height was reduced in further design modification. Even at this reduced height it will still become home the world's tallest hotel.



This month's featured building

  The Palm Jumeirah on the Jumeirah coastal area

The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial island created using land reclamation by Nakheel, a company owned by the Dubai government. It is one of three islands called The Palm Islands which will increase Dubai’s shoreline by a total of 520 km. The Palm Jumeirah is the smallest and the original of three Palm Islands (Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira) under development by Nakheel. It is located on the Jumeirah coastal area of the emirate of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).



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