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This was the main street of Dubai, in 1990, and it has changed just slightly over the intervening years.

This is the same street in 2003

… but it had changed even more by last year

Due tothe present building boom, Dubai is said to currently have up to 25% of all the world’s cranes

The Dubai Waterfront. When completed it will become the largest waterfront development in the world. All of this was built in the last 5 years, including that island that looks like a palm tree.

They are the largest artificial islands in the world and can be seen from space. Three of thesePalms will be made in all.

Upon completion, the resort will have 2,000 villas, 40 luxury hotels, shopping centers, movie theaters, and many other facilities.

The World Islands.
300artiiificially created islands in the shape of the world. Each island will have an estimated cost of $25-30 million.

The Burj al-Arab hotel is the worlds tallest, and with its luxury, is considered the only'7 star' hotel in the world.

It stands on an artificial island in the sea

Hydropolis, the world's first underwater hotel. Entirely built in Germany and then assembled in Dubai, it is scheduledto be completed by 2009 after many delays.

Construction began in 2005 on the Burj Dubai and is expected to be complete by 2008.

At an estimated height of over 800 meters, it will easily beworld's tallest building when finished.

This is what downtown Dubai will look like around 2008-2009. More than 140 stories of the Burj Dubai have already been completed.

Once completed it willtake over the title of the tallest structure in the world from the Burj Dubai.

The Al Burj. This will be the centerpiece of the Dubai Waterfront.

Recently it was announced that the final height ofthis tower will be 1200 meters.

That would make it more than 30% taller than the Burj Dubai and three times as tall as the Empire State Building.

Dubailand will be built on 3 billion square...
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