The World, by Nakheel

In Dubai The World is currently constructed in the sea. No double agenda here or some attempt to abstraction, but a direct flat representation of the world as it is mostly mapped. The rounded edge of the world-map is echoed in a circular island that protects the archipelago of islands from the rough open sea and erosion.

Nakheel - The World, Dubai
The World, Dubai (Copyright Nakheel)

Worldmap 2004 Wikipedia 
A map of the world (Source: Wikipedia)

The world viewed from helicopter
The first finished residence at ‘The World’

Related Dubai:
Dubai 1: The story so far
Dubai 2: Palm Jumeirah
Dubai 3: Palm Jebel-Ali
Dubai 4: Palm Deira
Dubai 5: The World
Dubai 6: Burj Al Arab
Dubai 7: Burj Dubai
Dubai 8: Dubai Towers
Dubai 9: Dubai Renaissance
Dubai 10: The Cloud


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