Gallery: Qatar Unveils Luxurious Off-Grid Floating Hotels for 2022 Worl...

Sigge Architects has partnered with Global Accommodation Management to propose a series of floating hotels and apartments for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The nation has been worried about accommodating the influx of soccer enthusiasts, and these floating hotels and apartments will help accommodate over 25,000 people in a space-saving and—the designers claim—energy efficient manner.

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  1. Bassam Sethi March 14, 2014 at 8:07 am

    Qatar Has Out Done It Self.

  2. Chrysland June 19, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    The Oryx Island at a cost of USD5.5 million it looks as it consist of 8 blocks of building plus marinas. If you can name each individual building block, can you please specify what it consist off? How many hotel rooms are in each block? and or how many apartments?
    What is the total coverage area in meters at first level? and what is the density?
    What is the total legth and width of the floating Island?
    Is there a wave barrier been taken in account? and in what max hieght of waves the floating Island will survive the rough open sea?
    Could this floating Island be marined and sail like a boat as well as just to float?
    We are looking into building something similar but to be able to sail through the mediterranean.

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