Neom, the most ambitious Arab city in the world: there are flying taxis, artificial moons, glowing beaches, dinosaur robots, hologram teachers and more
- Tram Ho
Roads along the Red Sea will be reworked, mixed with shiny yellow sand in the sun, which can glow at night.
Saudi Arabia is burning plans to build a super city of the future, with the size of 33 times New York. Local officials call this the ” most ambitious project in the world “.
Neom City will consist of 16 large city blocks – with the same planning as existing New York streets; the blocks will be arranged along the Red Sea coast of Tabuk province, in northeastern Saudi Arabia.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Bloomberg magazine last October that they will complete Neom by 2025. The current progress is also very optimistic: they have completed the first phase of “the most ambitious project.” world”.
Here’s what we know so far, information aggregated by Business Insider:
Neom is the Greek compound word for “neos” which means “new”, with “mustaqbal” meaning “future” in Arabic.
The total area of Neom is up to 26,500 km2, costing the Saudi government about $ 500 billion, not to mention the amount of foreign investment funds they will probably receive.
Neom is part of the Vision 2030 project: an ambitious plan to bring Saudi society to new heights, to avoid having to rely on oil, and build a technology cradle. new to the country.
In January 2019, Saudi Arabia opened a company called Neom, building a development team and building a new city of the future.
In 2017, Neom spent “buying advice” from three giant consulting firms, McKinsey & Co, Boston Consulting and Oliver Wyman. Here is what is in the project plan.
Neom will use the technology of “seeding on clouds – cloud seeding” to make artificial clouds, causing artificial rain for large desert areas.
Neom will “own the world’s leading education system”, there are classes that teachers do not need to be present, which can be taught remotely via hologram systems.
In the framework of Neom there is also an island that “breeds” dinosaurs: a Jurassic Park with mechanical dinosaurs.
As expected, the night light spread over the modern streets of Neom will emanate from an artificial moon.
Saudi officials say the people of Neom will travel by flying taxis.
The people of Neom also receive the promise of good food: with the percentage of restaurants receiving the Michelin star / head of the world’s largest, the people of Neom will be spoiled for choice.
Roads along the Red Sea will be reworked, mixed with shiny golden sand in the sun, which can glow at night.
The first phase has reached the final finishing steps.
Nadhmi al-Nasr, CEO of Neom
Neom Airport is nearing completion, and has officially been on the list of international airports of the world.
The Saudi government has been hosting outdoor events in the Neom area to lure investment and gaze from media outlets around the world.
In October 2019, Neom announced its desire to become “one of the most potential cradles of esports”.
Source : Techtalk