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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

برج العرب by Elstrup



Burj Al Arab Like ✔ Comment ✔ Share ✔ Follow ✔ if you like what you see I recommend strongly to view it on black background Burj Al Arab (Arabic: برج العرب‎,Tower of the Arabs) is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is 'The world's only 7 star Hotel' since 1999. At 321 m (1,053 ft), it is the fourth tallest hotel in the world; however, 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space.[7][8][9] Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. Type Hotel Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates Coordinates 25.141975°N 55.186147°ECoordinates: 25.141975°N 55.186147°E Construction started 1995 Completed 1999 Opening December 1999 Cost USD $ 650 million[1] Height Architectural 322.0 m (1,056 ft)[2] Number of rooms 202 Technical details Floor count 60 Lifts/elevators 18 Design and construction Architect Tom Wright of WKK Architects Developer Jumeirah Structural engineer Atkins Website burj-al-arab.com via 500px http://j.mp/1jiPeiB

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