Project: Dubai Garden City

Here comes another mega project from Dubai. Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum announced the project himself over Twitter yesterday. The new Dubai garden city will be built in 6 phases and extend over 82 square kilometres – 30% larger than London’s Hyde Park. The project will cost approximately US$60 billion. Upon completion it will create jobs for 450000 workers and house 250000 residents.

The Garden City will incorporate homes, educational, financial, and commercial facilities, civic buildings and touristic landmarks. The most awaited is the Mall of the world; The world’s largest mall. With the capacity to handle 80 million visitors a year.

The official project video below shows us everything we need to see, including the design concept -the Astrolabe- Love it when a project’s concept is released.

And here’s an article that includes the full details and pictures of the project link

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