World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

The Universe (Dubai)

Article Id: WHEBN0015321690
Reproduction Date:

Title: The Universe (Dubai)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Dubai Waterfront, List of development projects in Dubai, Developments in Dubai, Mall of the World, Dubai World Central
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

The Universe (Dubai)

Model of 'The Universe' left of that of 'Palm Deira' and below another of 'The World' in Dubai

The Universe was a planned artificial archipelago in the shape of the Milky Way and Solar System, that would be built off the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.[1] The project was announced in January 2008 by the developer Nakheel, which also built the Palm Islands and The World archipelago. It was stated to be completed sometime between 2023 and 2028,[2] but as of 2009, the project has been placed on hold.[3][4] The dredging companies Van Oord and Jan de Nul, the same companies used for the Palm Islands and The World, would create up to 3,000 hectares of land.[2]

The Universe is to be located between the Palm Jumeirah, The World, the Jumeirah coast and the Palm Deira.[1]

Current status

The Universe project was in the planning stages, but was placed on hold in 2009.[3] Nakheel's website continued to list The Universe as a "future project",[5] however as of 11 April 2015 it had been removed.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b
  2. ^ a b
  3. ^ a b
  4. ^ (Interview with Chris O'Donnell, CEO at Nakheel.
  5. ^

External links

  • The Universe at Nakheel's official site

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.