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Dubai Ruins by JonasDeRo Dubai Ruins by JonasDeRo
I imagined what Dubai would look like if mankind would disappear and nature would take over, and if the UAE wasn't in de middle of the frickin' desert of course. (perhaps after a climate shift caused by global warming?)

Done today in 8 hours, using this as ref

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Devorad Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Genial :love:
Lesnyak Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's overcool!! I wish be there.
aerocostaa Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  New member Hobbyist Photographer
This is absolutely amazing !
aeoncat Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015
BinaryByte Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  New member
I like your thinking.We very well may be in a vast computer simulation.Our universe is full of constants,full of very similiar bases.For example,division of zero is supposedly impossible.But,alas,the black hole contains a singularity point,which is infinite.Like any computer program,when it runs out of memory,it blanks out.So black holes may be stack overflows.And,how do we know what is "real" or "fake"?Our brains interpret information just like computers do:1's and 0's,pulses of electricity on and off.Our brains are wired with neurons,which pulse electricity on and off.So,humans can be programmed,just as we do towards AI.I am a physicist,and I find that everything may not be true.For example,the universe is infinitely complex.But,it does have an end.We could be inside a blackhole right now,and we wouldn't know.
IvanIslyIvan Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015
-What if humans were created by robots and their reason to create us because robots are facing extinction and they need us to create robot to maintain their existence.

-What if humans are like, an absolutely organic cybernetic-organisms but with individual intelligence that involves learning to evolve their data?

-What if criminals, lazy peoples and disabled are actually partially malfunctioned and rogue robots?

-What if accidents and deaths happen is to eliminate the person who knew too much of their own existence without being very suspicious?

-What if old people with amnesia were involved in a program to harmlessly neutralize a person from finding out their out their true existence?

- What if old people have their bodies laced with diseases with high death rate to terminate them if they can't be controlled by amnesia?

-What if diseases are actually computer viruses?

-What if dinosaurs are actually robots?

-What if aliens who hunted robots down to the brink of extinction?

-What if world leaders are actually the second-in-command to rule robots?

-What if a robot commander found out this comment?



                             What if this have actually happened long, long time ago?

astronautthings Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015  New member
the first time i saw inmediatly i said "this is wrong where is the sand?" but after read the descritpion i realized that if we human leave the world, he can heals by himself (sorry if my english sucks), your thinking is awesome as the picture well done
MA1H1 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
Why greenery? There is sand ewerywhere
SPG-Designs Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Just read the description
DQSanchez Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015
Oh...and also apes take over the human race and are thrown into monkey bars as slaves.
ASkinnyWhiteGuy Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014
Now that there is what we Wastelanders call an urban jungle!
DeanMarshall Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2014
Incredibly executed! Quite thought provoking :) (Smile) 
uae Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
pigtailsboy Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014
it's on a sea, it would flood. you derp
Civil-Minds Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
That's brilliant !
vakun-v Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There is actually a global climate cycle that earth goes through, millions of years ago Europe was all ice and all of today's deserts were covered by vegetation, this will repeat but in the distant future.
Galati8825 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Student Writer
This seems like a great future for the people of the amazon basin. What a site to see them improve like this.
someone1fy Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
It's beautiful, but wasn't Dubai a desert country and how this phenomenon could be occur?
dangmised Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
Stunning. Fun fact: Where Dubai currently resides used to be a lush landscape millions of years ago.
redvis Featured By Owner May 29, 2014
Гарнйи краєвид, але в реалі там зелені не буде, адже місто збудовано в пустелі і вся вода завезена
davethesoldier Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
it would be interesting make a tour in the Dubai Mall :)
Theo-SouthStar Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I used to live in that it seems to have come to ruin :) Well done and thank you for sharing!
RigersPrime Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
kind of sad cuz i really like dubai but still very cool
OrionVW Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I was getting mad at Dubai and all their rich bullshit, I mean if you're worst then America, then you need to reflect.. until I seen this, made me chuckle and smile.
Glide08 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I see it actually as a dubai gone green due to human inlfuence.
KobayashiRiku Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
You, sir, paint some of the most awesome ruined, nuked out landscapes to ever cross my eyes.
soldier2333 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013   Digital Artist
Im just glad that the Burj Khalifa didn't fall during the apocalypse
Ik4ros Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013
Stone2Gold Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013
This might sound weird, but seeing post apocalyptic scenery makes it feel peaceful.
AaronMetallion Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nature reclaiming what the humans have taken away? nothing weird about it :) I would like to live in a place such as this one.
Stone2Gold Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013
Yeah.... Mmmmmmm~ -u-
AaronMetallion Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
why the mad face? "-u-" don't agree? My parents have a house build opposite a forest and it has vines growing all over it. Trust me, it's frikin beautiful.
Stone2Gold Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013
No no, I meant ;) delicious. Sorry, my fingers won't listen to me.
Ik4ros Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013
Nothing weird about it! I think so too. :)
Tinajerah Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely :)
supergirlysss Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Student
awww cool it...
SolarisVoid Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would love to see a desert version of this
AriaOfKirin Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013
Cak95 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wooooooww!!! This is really really amazing! You're master!
Marin96 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013
Without the destruction and deaths... a place like this looks peaceful to me :) Awesome artworks JonasDeRo!
Netbug009 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013  Student Writer
This one looks eerily pretty.
Kyle7890 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013   General Artist
Very serene in a sad sort of way. Shows that living nature can just carpet right over our petty civilization and try to start anew.
DominoGalbraith Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013
Splendid :D
RockPrincess410 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Just hope this doesn't really happen, that place is my luuuurrrve <3
Amazing artwork though! ^_^
mikkelheimburger Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
Please check link. I've use your artwork to showcase some trailer tracks I've composed. Please let me know in case this is not ok? I have given you full credit of course! Thank you so much! 

AdverseMind Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Student
IridescentCatalyst Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013
I always love to see world cities in ruins. Great job!
chrisauger45 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013
WOW...This is so cool and beautiful!!!..lets just hope Dubai never turns out like this.
JacktheScarecrow34 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013
That's freaking cool
ThierryCravatte Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great idea and excellent execution !!
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