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Future of Dubai in Bold Architectural Concepts and Beyond

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Dubai…!!
Have you ever thought of how Dubai as a city has gained worldwide fame? It is all about the bold steps they have taken and the strong strategies that they have made. Dubai as a city has not only built sky high towers to attract people’s attention, but they have also implemented the best opportunities and created the best environment for people to choose Dubai over and over. In this blog let’s take a look into what’s going to double the grace of the city. 

Let’s have a look into the bold project that will strengthen the future of Dubai…!!

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Future of Dubai knows no bounds

Dubai Metro Blue Line

The Dubai Creek Harbour development in Ras al-Khor will connect to Dubai’s Metro network via the planned Blue Line, which will serve as an extension to the existing Red and Green lines. This project will ease the accessibility in the future of Dubai.

    • Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority is preparing to issue tender documents for the Blue Line.
    • The Green Line extension will commence from its current terminus at Creek station in the Jadaf area. It will cross over to the Dubai Creek Harbour development and continue through Ras al-Khor, International City, Dubai Silicon Oasis and Academic City, before concluding near the Desert Rose project. The line will have a total of 11 stations.
    • The Red Line extension will connect its existing terminus in Rashidiya to Mirdif City Centre and continue through Mirdif and Warqaa, before joining the Green Line extension in International City.
    • The project was once put on hold during the pandemic time and reactivated in early 2022.

Deep Tunnels Portfolio

Another major infrastructure scheme is the Deep Tunnels Portfolio, which involves developing deep-gravity sewage tunnels and treatment plants across the emirate.

  • Two sets of deep tunnels will be constructed, terminating at two terminal pump stations at sewerage treatment plants (STPs) in Warsan and Jebel Ali.
  • A conventional sewage and drainage collection system and STPs will be built in Hatta.
  • The scheme also includes recycled water distribution systems connected to the STPs.
  • This project is investing about AED 80 billion ($22bn).
  • Aiming to serve the needs of the whole Dubai population for 100 years, this project perfectly aligns with the future of Dubai Economic D33 and Dubai Urban Plan 2040.

DWTC/ Candy Tower

Another major development in the pipeline to transform the future of Dubai is Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). DWTC and UK-based Candy Capital have formed a joint venture to develop three towers in Dubai’s One Central commercial district.

  • The mixed-use towers will have two branded residences, two hotels and office space. The construction work involves building three towers. The two taller towers will be connected by a sky bridge containing one of the hotels.
  • Candy Capital is a privately held family office established by British entrepreneur and businessman Nick Candy. His best-known property development is One Hyde Park in London, which he developed with his brother Christian. It comprises 86 apartments and three retail units and is considered one of the wealthiest residences in the world.

Al Maktoum International Airport

Dubai has restarted the emirate’s largest construction project. By planting a great potential in the South of Dubai, the Dubai government has Invested over an AED 120 billion for the expansion of Al Maktoum International Airport. Being also known as Dubai World Central, this is a project that is about to make the Dubai South area the rewarding future of Dubai.

  • The expansion plan was officially launched in 2014. The main aim of the expansion is to make this the world’s largest airport by 2050, arming the capacity to handle 255 million passengers in a single year.
  • By aiming the airport’s capacity to 130 passengers a year, its initial phase is expected to be completed by 2030.
  • Altogether, the development will cover an area of 56 square kilometers.
  • Firms were competing for the estimated $2.7bn substructure contract for Concourse 1 and the West Terminal building – the largest contract tendered for the project.
  • The contract covers the delivery of more than 1.7 million square meters of connected basement footprint, housing the people-mover tunnels, baggage handling systems, ground services road network and other back-of-house technical and support facilities.

Palm Jebel Ali

Dubai released details of the new masterplan for Palm Jebel Ali, an artificial island located in the future of Dubai, which is the south of the Jebel Ali Freezone.

  • Being double the size of Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali will have 110 kilometers of shoreline and extensive green spaces.
  • The development will feature over 80 hotels and resorts with a diverse range of entertainment and leisure facilities.
  • With over 7 connected islands, Palm Jebel Ali will have the capacity to accommodate an estimated of 35000 families.
  • Palm Jebel Ali will also take around 20 years for Palm Jebel Ali to reach its full development potential.
  • Like the waves made by Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali is planning to earn massive success in the future of Dubai.

Downtown Circle

  • Proposed by Znera Space, the Downtown is expected to have a Circle in the future of Dubai. It is a massive 500-meter-tall ring surrounding the iconic Burj Khalifa.
  • Although there are no official plans for it yet, this concept has generated significant interest.
  • The ring would stand on five towering columns, each reaching 500 meters in height.
  • If realized, it could have public, private, and commercial spaces, designed to be self-sustainable.

Mars 2117

  • With utmost dedication, the UAE is planning to establish the first city on Mars named Mars 2117. This is also a project that is expected to be part of the future of Dubai.
  • Digital artist Jyo John Mulloor has depicted his vision of what a future Martian city inspired by Dubai might look like.
  • The images include a Downtown Area with tall buildings, rivers, and vegetation on the Red Planet.
  • While this may seem like science fiction, it reflects Dubai’s commitment to innovation and exploration.

Pearl Mosque

  • The Pearl Mosque, a stunning architectural concept by LYX Arkitekter, draws inspiration from the UAE’s pearl diving heritage.
  • Resembling a shell housing a large white pearl, this mosque would be a sight to behold.
  • The pearl portion would serve as a dome for the mosque, and the minaret would be designed to resemble a sail.

Moon Dubai

    • Moon Dubai, a project by Moon World Resorts Inc, envisions a lunar-inspired tourist destination. Like all the projects, this is also an ambitious concept expected to be introduced in the future of Dubai.
    • This ambitious venture could cost a staggering AED 18 billion and feature a ‘lunar colony’ surrounding a giant sphere.
    • Moon Dubai plans to offer much more than just awe-inspiring architecture. It aims to include a spa, night club, events center, luxury residences, and even a ‘moon shuttle.’
    • Furthermore, it intends to provide training services for space agencies and astronauts from around the world.

Future of Dubai is undeniably filled with imagination. Out of this world concepts that push the boundaries of what is possible is setting a next level city status for Dubai. While some of these ideas may remain dreams for now, they reflect Dubai’s constant effort to innovate and setting new benchmarks in architecture and exploration. By bringing the best possible concepts to the table, the future of Dubai is going beyond the bounds.

FAQs

What will happen to Dubai by 2050?

By the year 2050, Dubai will tremendously conquer the best ever achievements as a city that it can gain. Factors such as accessibility, sustainability, smart cities, quality of living, easy transportation, job opportunities, properties, inviting a large population in future and more, Dubai will be well equipped with all these factors by that year. With perfect yet strategic plans until 2050 Dubai’s visionary government have got all set for the future of Dubai. 

What are the future projects of Dubai?

The future of Dubai is going beyond limits and those bold projects include.

  • Dubai Metro Blue Line
  • Deep Tunnels Portfolio
  • DWTC/ Candy Tower
  • Al Maktoum International Airport
  • Palm Jebel Ali
  • Downtown Circle
  • Mars 2117
  • Pearl Mosque
  • Moon Dubai
Which is the new mega project after Palm Jumeirah?

Dubai released details of the new masterplan for Palm Jebel Ali, an artificial island located in the future of Dubai, which is the south of Jebel Ali Freezone. Being double the size of Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali will have 110 kilometers of shoreline and extensive green spaces. The development will feature over 80 hotels and resorts with a diverse range of entertainment and leisure facilities.

What is the future project around the Burj Khalifa?

Downtown Circle
Proposed by Znera Space, the Downtown is expected to have a Circle in the future of Dubai. It is a massive 500-meter-tall ring surrounding the iconic Burj Khalifa.

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