Real Sim City Comes to Life in the Desert

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Yesterday'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.

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Click to viewAbsolutely crazy. [Thanks David!]

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DISCUSSION

A few hundred years from now all of it (and many other cities around the world) will be covered by sand, or jungle or water anyway.

We have only to look to the past to see the future.