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Palm Island: Changing the face of the coastline

watch the video clip of Palm Islands; one of the most audacious engineering projects the world has ever seen. The artificial island is in the shape of a massive palm tree. A breathtaking megastructure and an ambitious engineering feat. It is part of a plan to transform Dubai into one of the world's premiere tourist destinations. But with only a few years to create this paradise island, it's a race against time. Besides the construction of the island, there is also the challenge of building ...

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