Dubai is gearing up to host the World Expo 2020. Billions of dirhams have been invested in projects including hotels and theme parks, that are sure to boost the tourism of Dubai. Opening on 20th October, 2020 - this universal exposition invites world’s best minds to create a better future for all of us.
Museum of the Future
This architectural marvel is spectacular, isn’t it? It will be situated in the Emirates Towers area near Sheikh Zayed Road. This extraordinary museum won’t house artifacts of the past but instead it will serve as an incubator for futuristic innovations and design. It will be home to a group of innovation labs that will focus on smart cities, energy, education, health, transportation including a section on future innovations in all fields.
Inspired by the popular tales of Aladdin, the Aladdin City project has begun in the middle of Dubai Creek. This city will comprise of three towers in the shape of Aladdin’s magic lamps. These huge towers will house offices and hotels. Air-conditioned bridges will connect the towers and parking lots.
1,378 feet tall, the Dynamic Tower aka Da Vinci Tower is a new shape-shifting skyscraper coming up in Dubai. Designed by architect David Fisher, each of the 80 floors of this tower will rotate independently, a full 360 degrees. World’s first rotating skyscraper, its residents can change the view out of the window as per their wish, fascinating, right?
Inspired by the London Eye, the Ain Dubai observation wheel is nestled on Bluewaters Island off the Jumeirah Beach Residence. The Bluewaters Island is home to restaurants, shopping malls and luxury apartments. 210 metres tall, Ain Dubai is the largest Ferris wheel in the world, offering vistas of Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah and Burj Khalifa.
Heart of Europe
The Heart of Europe is a cluster of six islands which include the Monaco Island, Germany Island, Sweden Island, Switzerland Island, St Petersburg Island and the Main Europe Island. Uniquely designed, these environmental-friendly islands incorporate solar power and state-of-the-art technology.
Dubai Creek Tower
The upcoming Dubai Creek Tower will be located at the Dubai Creek Harbour. This observation tower is expected to be completed by 2020. It will be the world's new tallest tower. At night, it will emit a beacon of light from its peak, impressive, isn’t it? Designed by Santiago Calatrava, this tower will have an oval-shaped bud which will house observation decks that will offer 360-degree views of this futuristic city.
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Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur