Worlds largest water fountain in Dubai

In Dubai, they’re thinking big these days. Emaar Properties has unveiled it plans to build one of the largest fountains in the world with an integral light and sound show, as the centerpiece of its Downtown Burj Dubai project. This new iconic feature will be one of the city’s major tourist attractions and is expected … Continued

The Largest Fireworks in the History in Dubai

Dubai heralded the new year as only it knows how to, by trying to outdo everyone on planet earth. As always, it had to be the biggest and best spectacular that anyone has ever seen. Their attempt was to break the world record for a fireworks display. Grucci, the fireworks company that created displays at … Continued

Solar Powered Sea Limousine For Dubai

Designed and developed by Dennis Ingemansson, the Dubai Sea Limousine is an idea based on the “The World”– a man-made archipelago of 300 islands constructed in the shape of a world map and located 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) off the coast of Dubai. Since access to all these islands, which are currently under construction, from … Continued

Donald Trump’s $30 Million Dubai Penthouse

Al Nakheel Properties and the Trump Organization announced Monday that one of the two exclusive penthouses in Trump International Hotel & Tower on Palm Jumeirah will be breaking property records by selling for more than $30 million (The earlier record was $12 million for a penthouse at the Burje Tower, Dubai). The two towers of … Continued

Dubai’s Rotating Wind Power Tower

Dubai has garnered much attention in recent years with a never-ending supply of architectural wonders being built, or proposed, at a head spinning pace. Mostly these towering structures are grand and tall, but some are also green An ambitious project by David Fisher’s firm Dynamic Architecture looks set to be yet another new addition to … Continued

Dubai opera house

Zaha Hadid Architects have developed designs for a new opera house and cultural centre for Dubai.

Exclusive Private Residential Estate, Abu Dhabi

Zaya, a Abu Dhabi-based real estate company has launched its first of many property ventures; Nurai, a spectacular private community of limited edition resort beach-front estates and water villas on a natural island off the coast of Abu Dhabi. Derived from the Arabic word “nour” meaning light, Nurai is surrounded by clear waters and ringed … Continued

The Platinum Yacht becomes the Golden Star

In 1996 Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei commissioned a secret project called ‘The Platinum Yacht’ but ran into financial difficulty and the project was put on hold. The project was taken over in 2001 by the Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and the yacht was renamed the ‘Golden Star’. It is … Continued

Most expensive camel

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum, crown prince of the United Arab Emirates of Dubai, purchased the female camel for 10 million dirhams (2.72 million dollars) at a camel beauty pageant in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi. When you are a crown prince and can have any camel in the world, what are … Continued

Champagne Inspired Buildings

The 18-story Pixel Tower by James Law Cybertecture, which is planned for Dubai’s Waterfront, is inspired by the moving bubbles in a champagne glass with a design that targets the young and trendy. The geometry of the openings minimizes in the southern direction of the sun to minimize heat gain, and maximizes in the northern … Continued

acknowledged as the best hotel in the world…

The Burj Al Arab Jumeirah resort in Dubai, is acknowledged as the best hotel in the world. The stellar customer service starts the moment you land in Dubai, with a chauffeur picking you up in the Rolls Royce that will be yours for the duration of your stay. When you arrive at the breathtaking hotel … Continued

Diamond-studded card shows you’ve arrived

How would you like to own a credit card with a solitaire diamond embedded in it? Can you imagine the look on the faces of your fellow diners when you casually whip it out and hand it over to the waiter to pay the bill? And, to make things even better, there is no pre-set … Continued

Girard-Perregaux 24 Hour Shopping

The 24 Hour Shopping gives the time in twenty-four time zones, with its own particular interpretation of the planet: it indicates the time not in cities, but in places famous for their fashion and luxury boutiques, such as Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Dubai or Ginza. The mechanism allows for a subtlety in the world time display: … Continued