Real Sim City Comes to Life in the DesertYesterday's images of the almost-finished Burj Dubai blew our minds with its scale and grandiosity. Today, reader David Hobcote zooms out his Canon 1Ds Mark III on board a Bell heli to show us the current state of some of Dubai's new landmarks, including the stunning New Atlantis Hotel and the first house constructed on one of The World's artificial islands. Yes, it looks like a new Sim City running in a PlayStation 3.

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

Click to viewAbsolutely crazy. [Thanks David!]