The hotel will have 180 rooms spread across 15 floors, three basements, ballrooms, spas, a business center, restaurants and cigar lounges. A celebrity-run restaurant will boast innovative dining concepts brought into the country and inspired by the cuisines of Silk Route.
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Its sleek, glass facade references local tradition and has an Arabesque pattern silk screened onto the glass and parametrically manipulated to create a translucent mashrabiya. The facade is meant to maintain optimal conditions in the interior, while withstanding sand storms and temperatures over 115 degrees F, which are common in the Qatari capital.
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