Green light for The World’s first floating luxury homes in Dubai

June 12, 2015 by  
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The World , Dubai’s artificial archipelago of over 300 islands, will soon be home to 33 luxury floating homes , each with its own garden, pool, and beach and tailor-made to the client’s tastes. Created as part of Oqyana World First, these private island homes were recently given the go-ahead by the Dubai-based government entity Nakheel. Architecture firm Waterstudio.NL collaborated with Jean-Michel Cousteau to design the floating islands, which will also be engineered to provide new underwater habitat for sea life. Read the rest of Green light for The World’s first floating luxury homes in Dubai Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amillarah , artificial archipelago , artificial islands , dubai , floating homes , floating islands , jean-michel cousteau , nakheel , Ogyana World First , The World , Waterstudio.nl

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Green light for The World’s first floating luxury homes in Dubai

Dubai’s Nakheel Tower will be the tallest building in the world

September 14, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Sustainable skyscraper aims for LEED Platinum certification. Conceived by Woods Bagot Architects, the Nakheel Tower is all set to dwarf the Burj Khalifa by towering more than a kilometer in the sky by 2020.

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Dubai’s Nakheel Tower will be the tallest building in the world

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