Tag: Hotel
August 30, 2014
Abraj Al Bait, Fourth Tallest Building

Located in Saudi Arabia the Abraj Al Bait building is the tallest in the country and 4th tallest around the world. The building has a large worshipping room with a capacity of 10,000. A 5 star hotel is also within the building to accommodate for the many people who go on a pilgrimage to Mecca to participate […]

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January 21, 2014
Victorian Architecture Influence Worldwide

Victorian Architecture refers to the era the Queen Victoria had power between 1830-1910. Victorian architecture has been admired because of it detailed beauty. Many architects of today envy the Victorian style, but are never able to completely recapture the style therefore many resort to rehabbing old houses. It seems as though architecture of the Victorian […]

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January 8, 2014
Stalin's Seven Sisters in Moscow

Stalin's Seven Sisters building is a nickname given to the building in Moscow Russia. The building is a prime example of Stalinist Architecture. The building was constructed in the prime of Stalin's power from 1947-1953. The building is also nicknamed the "Wedding Cake" because of it's tiered architecture. The architecture under Stalin's power was unique […]

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December 3, 2013
Ryugyong Hotel Building North Korea Took 20 Years?

The Ryugyong Hotel located in North Korea was designed in 1987 yet looks modern to this day. The fact that it essentially took 20 years to complete this building shocks me. After the Soviet Union collapsed, so did the North Korean economy, therefore the construction for the Ryugyong Hotel halted in 1992. After many years without […]

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February 20, 2013
Extraordinary Tiled Private Home Pools

I personally love the pools that are juxtaposed with nature. The use of the swimming pool tiles give such great detailing that really brings the pool to another level. (Above) If you plan on creating your own pool, then you should consider marble mosaic tiles. This bring a high-end traditional look to any pool, and […]

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August 14, 2012
Solar-Powered Floating Hotel By Michele Puzzolante

Italian industrial designer Michele Puzzolante designed this conceptual floating luxury hotel. So far this is just a concept looking for an investor. The cost so far is at $1,800,000 to build one of these. The resort can hold up to 6 people comfortably. I wouldn't mind living in this for a summer! The only problem would be […]

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August 12, 2012
China's Underground Quarry Hotel

China has planned to build a hotel protruding 19 stories into an abandoned quarry. The hotel will be located in Tianmashan. The quarry spans 100 meters deep, 240 meters long, and 160 wide. The quarry has note seen good days since 2000. The hotel is planned to contain 380 rooms and even an underwater restaurant. Don't get to […]

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August 8, 2012
Scary Pool in the Sky Marina Bay Sands Hotel

The world's scariest pool so far has to be the Marina Bay Sands Hotel located in Singapore. The building was designed by the renown architect Moshe Safdie. The pool is located on the 57th floor on a cantilever platform. Currently it is the world's largest outdoor pool at height. The building opened in April 2010. With over 2,600 hotel rooms […]

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July 29, 2012
Poseidon Undersea Resort: The Ultimate Guide

I think my dream came true when I found this online! Constructed in 2008 this resort is located underwater in a lagoon in Fiji. I wonder what the address is? If you want to rent a room for a week its only $15,000 or $30,000 for a couple, so cheap right? While in the hotel […]

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