Category archives: Places

 

 

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Blossoming Tower Dubai

Blossoming Dubai Tower This beautiful and crazy building is designed to resemble a blossoming flower, Greek architecture firm Petra Architects recently submitted “Blossoming Dubai” to the Zaabeel Park Tall Emblem Structure Competition. Main building access is on the ground floor and through the two symmetrical structures located on each side of the tower’s base. One […]

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Starbucks Coffee Ibn Battuta Mall Dubai 2010

Persian Court in Ibn Battuta Mall The Ibn Battuta Mall is a large shopping mall on the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai close to Interchange 6 for Jebel Ali Village. Having more than 270 shops, 50 restaurants, a 21-screen cinema and over 4,500 parking spaces on a total of 521,000 square meters, Ibn Battuta is […]

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Souk Madinat Jumeirah in 2011

Persian Carpets laying in Souk Jumeirah Shopping Corridor Madinat Jumeirah is located along one kilometre of private beachfront adjacent to Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Burj Al Arab, and Wild Wadi Water Park. It is an approximate 30 minute drive from Dubai International Airport in non-peak traffic. Madinat Jumeirah the Arabian Resort Dubai, is a luxurious 5 […]

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View of the Burj Khalifa from Souk Al Bahar 2011

A Beautiful Arch in Souk Al Bahar The complex is situated along Sheikh Zayed Road across from Al Wasl locality on the north-west. It is bounded to the south by Business Bay and to the north-east by Financial Centre Road, which separates it from Zabeel 2 and Trade Center 2. It is connected to the […]

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Wafi Shopping Centre Dubai 2001

Wafi Mall Complex Enterance Wafi City is a mixed-use development in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The complex includes a mall, hotel, restaurants, residences, and a nightclub. The “city” is styled after Ancient Egypt. This themed environment includes columns reminiscent of Karnak, small pyramids, and images of pharaohs. All the walls are the color of the […]

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Bur Dubai Shopping Street 1986

Street Vendors in Bur Dubai 1986 Bur Dubai is a historic district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, located on the western side of the Dubai Creek. The name literally translates to Mainland Dubai, a reference to the traditional separation of the Bur Dubai area from Deira by the Dubai Creek. This is because Bur Dubai […]

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Sheikh Zayed Road from Dubai Trade Centre 1991

A Rainy Day on Sheikh Zayed Road from Dubai Trade Centre The Dubai-Abu Dhabi Highway of E 11 links the two largest cities of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The project was proposed by the Sheikhs of Abu Dhabi and Dubai to Sheikh Zayed. In 1971, the project was approved and construction […]

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Wild Wadi Water Park 2010

Dubai Wild Wadi Water Park The Wild Wadi Water Park is an outdoor water park in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Situated in the area of Jumeirah, next to the Burj Al Arab and the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, the water park is operated by Jumeirah International, a Dubai-based hotelier. Wild Wadi has a heated/cooled wave pool, […]

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Burj Al Khalifa Sheikh Zayed Road Flyovers 2011

Sheikh Zayed Raod and Burj Al Khalifa There are unconfirmed reports of several planned height increases since its inception. Originally proposed as a virtual clone of the 560 m (1,837 ft) Grollo Tower proposal for Melbourne, Australia’s Docklands waterfront development, the tower was redesigned by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM).Marshall Strabala, an SOM architect who […]

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