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World island

  1. 1. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  2. 2. WORLD ISLANDS The World or World Islands is an artificial archipelago of various small islands constructe d in the rough shape of a world map. It is located 4 kilometeres (2.5 mi) off the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  3. 3. WORLD ISLANS The World islands are composed mainly of sand dredged from Dubais shallow coastal waters, and are one of several artificial island developments in Dubai.
  4. 4. WORLD ISLANDS The Worlds developer is Nakheel Properties, and the project was originally conceived by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai.
  5. 5. WORLD ISLANDS As of 2010, only a single island has any building on it, which is a show home - all the other projects having been cancelled or delayed due to the 2008 financial crisis.
  6. 6. WORLDS ISLANDS PROJECT: Islands in the archipelago range from 14,000 to 42,000 square meters (150,000 to 450,000 sq ft) in area. Distances between islands average 100 meters (330 ft); they are constructed from 321 million cubic meters of sand and 31 million tons of rock. The entire development is an area that covers 6 by 9 kilometers (3.7 by 5.6 mi) and is surrounded by an oval-shaped breakwater island. Roughly 232 km (144 mi) of shoreline was created. The Worlds overall development costs were estimated at $14 billion USD in 2005.
  7. 7. THANK YOU RAKTIM DEBNATH(raktim.arch@gmail.com)

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