The Palm Jebel Ali
are artificial archipelago
, and began construction in October 2002 and was expected to be completed in mid 2008. Once it has been completed, it will be encircled by Dubai Waterfront
. The project, which is 50 percent larger than the Palm Jumeirah, will include six marinas, a water theme park, 'Sea Village', homes built on stilts above the water, and boardwalks
that circle the "fronds" of the "palm" and spell out an Arabic poem
by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
As of early October 2007, construction of the island was on schedule.
One of the first buildings on The Palm Jebel Ali is already known. Nakheel
invited several architects to design a building on a 300,000 m<sup>2</sup> area. The winning design was a building by Royal Haskoning, who also worked on several other projects in Dubai. The building can be seen .
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