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‘Dubailand’, an entertainment complex currently being built in Dubai, is a vivid example of the city’s vision to not only attract millions of tourists, but also offer its residents a world-class recreation experience. Announced in 2003 but put on hold for a long time due to global recession and Dubai's financial crisis, the project is one of the most ambitious leisure developments ever proposed anywhere in the world. It will host various residential, sports, leisure, entertainment and shopping attractions, some of which are already operational, while the whole complex is expected to open before Expo 2020

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 13:11

1st 3D Printed Office Building

The United Arab Emirates announced that it will proceed with the creation of the first building to be used as office, the construction of which will be done by a 3D printer.

Diamond Developers has begun construction on the $300 million Sustainable City located just outside of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. They expect to have one hundred units ready by the end of the year, and the Sustainable City project will be finished by mid-2016. Residents who purchase units in the development will not be subjected to any service charges, maintenance fees, or community fees, and they will also be given a golf cart and a subsidy to purchase another electric car. The development will be the first self-sufficient city in the world in terms of resources, transportation, and energy.

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  • Date occured Monday, 24 March 2014
Thursday, 20 March 2014 11:33

First Gallery of Louvre Abu Dhabi Completed

Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), master developer of major tourism, cultural and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi, has completed the construction of the first gallery of Louvre Abu Dhabi. The building will open its doors at some point during the fourth quarter of 2015. The museum is being hailed as the first universal museum in the Muslim world.

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  • Date occured Thursday, 20 March 2014

Upon completion, the 369-meter tower will be the 26th tallest building in the world and one of the top ten tallest buildings in the United Arab Emirates. Arabtech construction, the same company that built the Burj Khalifa, was awarded the contract on Wednesday to build the 23,000 square meter building.  The tower plans include 18 floors of office space, a 350-room hotel, 180 luxurious apartments, and 9,008 meters of retail space.  Construction will begin this month and is expected to be finished in May 2017.

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  • Date occured Wednesday, 06 November 2013