Dubai to build Mall of the World
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, has launched the world’s first temperature-controlled city on Saturday, Wam has reported. The city, named Mall of the World, will be located along Sheikh Zayed Road, occupying a total area of 48 million sq ft. The project will comprise the largest indoor theme park in the world, which will be covered by a glass dome that will be open during the winter months. The project will also house the largest shopping mall in the world with an area of 8 million sq ft, which will take the form of an extended retail street network, different to the typical shopping mall concept currently available in Dubai.