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    Design Media Arts at UCLA
    In the 1970s space colonies were considered to be a viable alternative to a life restricted to planet Earth. The design of cylindrical space...
    Now playing SpaceCollective
    Where forward thinking terrestrials share ideas and information about the state of the species, their planet and the universe, living the lives of science fiction. Introduction
    Featuring Powers of Ten by Charles and Ray Eames, based on an idea by Kees Boeke.
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    The World Archipelago
    Project: Design Media Arts at UCLA

    The World
    by Nakheel Properties // concept by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

    A place where a person can rule his own land. Rule part of the world as if it were his own.

    "The World is a man-made archipeligo of 300 islands in the shape of a world map currently being built off the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The World is one of a series of artificial island projects in Dubai, along with the Palm Islands, and like the other islands The World is being built primarily using sand dredged from the sea.

    Each island ranges from 23,000 m² to 84,000 m² (250,000–900,000 square feet or 5.74–20.66 acres) in size, with 50–100 m of water between each island. The development will cover an area of 9 km in length and 6 km in width, surrounded by an oval breakwater. The only means of transport between the islands will be by boat and helicopter. Prices for the islands will range from $15 million (USD) to $45 million (USD). The average price for an island will be around $25 million (USD). Dredging started in 2004 and in March of 2007 The World is around 90% complete."

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