Dubai has been termed as the fastest developing cities in the whole world- there are more construction workers than there are actual citizens! Check out the transformation of this street within 13 years...
Dubai street in 1990
the same street in 2003
and the same street in 2010
The same street in 2011
I have assembled a list of totally bonkers Dubai buildings- Some complete others still the stuff of sci-fi fantasy...
Dubai Opera House
Thе Ras al Khaimah Convention аnd Exhibtion Centre
(Also known as the Death Star)
The Jungle Hotel
The Hydropolis Underwater Hotel and Resort is a proposed hotel, deigned by Prof. Roland Dieterle. It would be the first underwater luxury hotel and will be one of the most expensive on earth costing approximately $4 a minute to stay there.
The Anara Tower has a fake wind-turbiney thing at the top to look cool but not do very much at all; we called it eco-bling.
The Rotating Towers
Consists of 80 individual rotating stories powered by wind turbine -essentially the worlds most expensive merry go round.