Zaha Hadid Unveils Plans for “City of Dreams” Hotel Tower in Macau

by , 03/31/14
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Lawrence Ho, Co-Chairman and CEO of Melco Crown Entertainment, described the new hotel tower as a “key milestone” and “iconic landmark for Cotai and Macau.” Created with Hadid’s signature curves, the building’s boldly exposed exoskeleton gives the tower its striking appearance and reduces the need for internal structural requirements. As a result, Hadid was able to create a series of dramatic interior spaces uninterrupted by structural elements, such as the nearly 100-foot high lobby atrium.

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Once the hotel tower is completed in early 2017, the hotel will comprise approximately 780 guest rooms, suites and villas within in its 40 floors. The tower will also include meeting and event facilities with luxury features including restaurants, a spa, and an ultra lounge. A recessed sky pool will be located on the roof between the two towers.

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Via ArchDaily

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