This is an artist's rendering of a planned Dubai Sustainable City. UC Davis and a Dubai developer will work together to create a self-sustaining city like West Village in West Davis. Diamond Developers/Courtesy photo

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Dubai city will include tourist attractions

By From page A5 | July 01, 2014

The 114,000-acre, $300 million Dubai project, due to open next year, will eventually include: 500 townhouses and villas, the sustainable engineering and research institute, an organic farm and greenhouses, wetlands and neighborhood facilities like a mosque, bank, clinics, country club and equestrian and community center. It also will be home to tourist attractions: a planetarium, amphitheater, and a hotel and spa with 143 bungalows, according to Diamond’s website. About 2,700 people will eventually call the community home and an estimated 6,000 will stay and work there daily.

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