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Synthetic Arcadia

Man-made islands being constructed globally, paradise-style

Implications - A lack of building space is becoming a huge global architectural development issue. One of the most innovative, yet exceedingly expensive, solutions has been to construct artificial islands. These man-made paradises are often highly eco-friendly and very luxurious.
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Featured Examples

Indoor City 2
Indoor City 2
Crystal Island in Moscow
At 1500ft (450m) high, the Crystal Island project won’t be the tallest piece of architecture on the planet, but covering 27 million sq ft (2.5 million sq. m) of floor space, it will be gimungeous. Basically,… MORE
Dubai's Next Man Made Island
Dubai's Next Man Made Island
The Universe
Seeming trying to prove that too much is not nearly enough the Dubai developer of “The World” has just announced plans to build the “The Universe” which they will squeeze in between “The World”… MORE
Dubai Builds Fashion Island
Dubai Builds Fashion Island
Isla Moda
Dubai Infinity Holdings is doing it again. They have announced a mixed use development to establish Dubai as a global "fashion hub." Isla Moda will combine super style and ultra luxury to attract only… MORE
Floating Worlds
Floating Worlds
The AZ Island Megaship (Flashback)
Alstom Marine and architect Jean-Philippe Zoppini announced an amazing futuristic project called AZ Island. The project is to build a high-tech, artificial island capable of movement. It will be 400 meters… MORE
Man-Made Seychelles Paradise
Man-Made Seychelles Paradise
Eden Island
The modern world offers a stunning array of man-made islands, but although most of the focus has been on Dubai, Spain, Tokyo and Russia, another gorgeous paradise named Eden Island resides in the Seychelles… MORE
Man Made Luxury Islands
Man Made Luxury Islands
Reef Island in Bahrain
The Reef Island is a man-made paradise in Bahrain which will include more than 1,300 luxury homes. The 6.23 million square foot (579 thousand square meters) island, which is currently being built, is… MORE
Tiny Private Islands
Tiny Private Islands
Exclusive Private Island Estates
The inhabitants of these isolated homes on tiny islands own a little piece of heaven in the water. These homes on teeny islands may not be what first comes to mind when you think of private island ownership.… MORE

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