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Dubai – Then and Now! Amazing Transformation!
DUBAI IN THE 21 ST CENTURY
The fastest growing city in the world.
Is the weather inside frightful?
The work already finished … coordinates with the palms
World’s Fastest Growing City. Some US$ 90 BILLION (2005 EST. ) Projects are on-going in Dubai alone!
15% of the world tower cranes are currently in Dubai. Battle of the Tower Cranes:
Dubai Extension Airport:
Durj Dubai Tower - World tallest (2008):
World Largest Theme park: Dubai Land (2009)
Features Real Size Dinosaurs (Jurassic Park):
Jumeirah Beach Residences (40 blocks):
Dubai Marina Project:
Another Palm; Deira Palm (Largest):
Jumeirah Palm (The smallest Palm):
The World (Own an island for a price of US$ 7 million/island) To access your private island, get a helicopter or marine boat.
In the making:
A Foggy Day in Dubai
Finally check this out, an enormous skyscraper with revolving floors http: //urbanity. blogsome. com/2006/08/28/rascacielos-giratorio-en-dubai/
Slave Labor? • Most of the laborers in the construction industry come from neighboring countries. • The working conditions and compensation make this virtually slave labor. • Much money is being made by the sheik and his privileged friends and relatives.