The highest and most expensive hotel: Burj al Arab (Dubai, UAE)
Burj al Arab, more popularly known as “Sail”, is the most expensive and luxurious hotel in the world. There are no conventional rooms. All 202 suites. All rooms are two-storey, and the smallest area – 170 sqm and the largest is 780 sq. m. the Night in the cheapest room will cost You 1,500 dollars. This is the first seven-star hotel in the world, and concurrently he is the symbol of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed – ruler of Dubai is understood that the development of tourism to the Emirate needed a recognizable symbol. Same as the Eiffel tower in Paris or the Statue of Liberty in new York. For these goals he hired the English architect Tom Wright. The idea to build a hotel in the shape of Sails came to him accidentally. He sat at the bar and drank beer. Past the window sailed Arab Dhow with a sail. Tom cried: “Eureka! Here is a simple and recognizable shape that can draw even a child!” “Dubai sail” – also known as this unique hotel. The shape of the building resembles the sail of Arab boats “Dou”, the construction of which was a very tedious process: it is made of special fabric covered with double layer of Teflon, and is Central to the façade. Continue reading
This publication presents several examples of interesting and unusual fusion of architecture and nature.
Bubble hotel in France
The project of these small bubbles is owned by designer Pierre — Stephen Dumas (Pierre-Stphane Dumas). Glass rooms allow like is in the room, but at the same time to feel surrounded by nature while indoors. This idea (bubblerooms) used two hotels in France.
Such a good idea, for example, as a recreation room, really – lie, relax, watching as the snow falls, rain falls or admire the stars. Romance!
Norwegian hotel Juvet Landscape
Designed by Studio Jensen & Skodvin Architects, the Juvet Landscape hotel offers 7 private bungalows where guests can peacefully enjoy the mountain views. Continue reading
Plaza Athénée Palace is a legendary hotel, after a complete renovation reopened to guests . It is located in one of the most luxurious and prestigious neighborhoods of Paris: the boutiques of famous fashion designers and jewelers, the best Nightclubs and restaurants. Plaza Athenee is in a magnificent mansion from the early XX century. Having settled on Avenue Montaigne in 1911, the hotel immediately became a synonym of prestige and refined taste. The façade is still decorated with red geraniums which are the hallmark Plaza Athenee. Six floors of the hotel – elegant classics of the days of Louis XIV, Antiques, carved furniture, murals. The interiors of the upper two floors – an easy, graceful style of art deco. Bulb on a thin metal legs, soft flowing light, wide leather chairs, low chests of drawers – all this is reminiscent of the distant 30s. a Definite asset of the hotel is a high level of service. Your customers will meet familiar to them from long time staff who know about all the preferences of its guests. Continue reading