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Windows and Doors Designs

Windows

A window is an opening in a wall, door, roof or vehicle that allows the passage of light and, if not closed or sealed, air and sound.Modern windows are usually glazed or covered in some other transparent or translucent material. Windows are held in place by frames. Many glazed windows may be opened, to allow ventilation, or closed, to exclude inclement weather. Windows often have a latch or similar mechanism to lock the window shut. some of the windows are shown below;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Door

A door is a moving structure used to block off, and allow access to, an entrance to or within an enclosed space, such as a building or vehicle. Doors normally consist of a panel that swings on hinges on the edge, but there are also doors that slide or spin inside of a space. Similar exterior structures to doors are called gates. some of the Doors are shown below;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Top 10 Beautiful Cities In The World

1. Venice in Italy

Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 117 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges. These are located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline, between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site.

The name is derived from the ancient Veneti people who inhabited the region by the 10th century BC. The city was historically the capital of the Republic of Venice. Venice has been known as the La Dominante,Serenissima,Queen of the Adriatic,City of Water,City of Masks,City of Bridges,The Floating City and City of Canals.

2. Paris in France

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France. Situated on the river Seine in northern metropolitan France, it is in the centre of the Île-de-France region, also known as the, “Paris Region”. Paris largely retains its one and a half century old administrative boundaries, with an area of 105 km²  and as of 2014 a population of 2,241,346. Together with its suburbs, the whole agglomeration has a population of 10,550,350 according Jan 2012 census, which makes it the largest in the European Union. Paris’ metropolitan area spans most of the France region and has a population of 12,405,426 according Jan. 2013 census, constituting one-fifth of the population of France. The administrative region covers 12,012 km², with approximately 12 million inhabitants as of 2014, and has its own regional council and president.

3. Prague In Czech Republic

Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. It is the 14th largest city in the European Union. It is also the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava River, the city is home to about 1.26 million people, while its larger urban zone is estimated to have a population of nearly 2 million. The city has a temperate climate, with warm summers and chilly winters. Prague has the lowest unemployment rate in the European Union.

Prague has been a political, cultural, and economic centre of central Europe with waxing and waning fortunes during its 1,100 year existence. Founded during the Romanesque and flourishing by the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque eras, Prague was not only the capital of the Czech state, but also the seat of two Holy Roman Emperors and thus also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire. Prague ranked sixth in the Tripadvisor world list of best destinations in 2016. Its rich history makes it a popular tourist destination, and the city receives more than 6.4 million international visitors annually, as of 2014. Prague is the fifth most visited European city after London, Paris, Istanbul and Rome. Prague’s low cost of living makes it a popular destination for expats relocating to Europe.

4. Lisbon In Portugal

Lisbon  is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with a population of 552,700 within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km². Its urban area extends beyond the city’s administrative limits with a population of around 2.7 million people, being the 11th most populous urban area in the European Union. About 2.8 million people live in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area which represents approximately 27% of the country’s population. It is continental Europe’s westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast. Lisbon lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus. The westernmost areas of its metro area is the westernmost point of Continental Europe.

Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, and the oldest in Western Europe, predating other modern European capitals such as London, Paris and Rome by centuries. Julius Caesar made it a municipium called Felicitas Julia, adding to the name Olissipo. Ruled by a series of Germanic tribes from the 5th century, it was captured by the Moors in the 8th century. In 1147, the Crusaders under Afonso Henriques reconquered the city and since then it has been a major political, economic and cultural centre of Portugal. Unlike most capital cities, Lisbon’s status as the capital of Portugal has never been granted or confirmed officially by statute or in written form. Its position as the capital has formed through constitutional convention, making its position as de facto capital a part of the Constitution of Portugal.

5.Rio De Janeiro In Brazil

Rio de Janeiro  or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas. The metropolis is anchor to the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area, the second-most populous metropolitan area in Brazil and sixth-most populous in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s third-most populous state. Part of the city has been designated as a World Heritage Site, named “Rio de Janeiro  Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea”, by UNESCO on 1 July 2012 as a Cultural Landscape.

Rio de Janeiro is one of the most visited cities in the Southern Hemisphere and is known for its natural settings, Carnival, samba, bossa nova, and balneario beaches such as Barra da Tijuca, Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon. In addition to the beaches, some of the most famous landmarks include the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado mountain, named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World Sugarloaf Mountain with its cable car  the  Sambadrome, a permanent grandstand-lined parade avenue which is used during Carnival  and Maracana  Stadium, one of the world’s largest football stadiums.

6. Amsterdam In Netherlands

Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Its status as the capital is mandated by the Constitution of the Netherlands, although it is not the seat of the government, which is The Hague. Amsterdam has a population of 841,186 within the city proper, 1,337,743 in the urban area, and 2,431,000 in the Amsterdam metropolitan area. The city is located in the province of North Holland in the west of the country. The metropolitan area comprises much of the northern part of the Randstad, one of the larger conurbations in Europe, with a population of approximately 7 million.

The Amsterdam Stock Exchange, the oldest stock exchange in the world, is located in the city centre. Amsterdam’s main attractions, including its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, Anne Frank House, Amsterdam Museum, its red-light district, and its many cannabis coffee shops draw more than 5 million international visitors annually.Famous Amsterdam residents included Anne Frank the diarist, the artists Rembrandt van Rijn and Vincent van Gogh, and the philosopher Baruch Spinoza.

7. Florence In  Italy

Florence  is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the Metropolitan City of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with approximately 382,000 inhabitants, expanding to over 1,520,000 in the metropolitan area.Florence was a centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time, is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called “the Athens of the Middle Ages”. A turbulent political history includes periods of rule by the powerful Medici family, and numerous religious and republican revolutions. From 1865 to 1871 the city was the capital of the recently established Kingdom of Italy.

The Historic Centre of Florence attracts 13 millions of tourists each year, and Euromonitor International ranked the city as the world’s 89th most visited in 2012, with 1.8 million visitors.It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. The city is noted for its culture, Renaissance art and architecture and monuments.The city also contains numerous museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Palazzo Pitti, and still exerts an influence in the fields of art, culture and politics. Due to Florence’s artistic and architectural heritage, it has been ranked by Forbes as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

8. Vancouver In Canada

Vancouver, officially the City of Vancouver, is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada, and the most populous city in the province.The 2011 census recorded 603,502 people in the city, making it the eighth largest Canadian municipality. The Greater Vancouver area of around 2.4 million inhabitants is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country,.Vancouver is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada; 52% of its residents have a first language other than English. Vancouver is classed as a Beta global city. The City of Vancouver encompasses a land area of about 114 square km, giving it a population density of about 5,249 people per square km. Vancouver is the most densely populated Canadian municipality with over 250,000 residents, and the fourth most densely populated such city in North America behind New York City, San Francisco, and Mexico City.

As part of the land and political deal whereby the area of the townsite was made the railhead of the CPR, it was renamed “Vancouver” and incorporated shortly thereafter as a city, in 1886. By 1887, the transcontinental railway was extended to the city to take advantage of its large natural seaport, which soon became a vital link in a trade route between the Orient, Eastern Canada, and Europe.As of 2014, Port Metro Vancouver is the third largest port by tonnage in the Americas displacing New York, 27th in the world, the busiest and largest in Canada, and the most diversified port in North America. While forestry remains its largest industry, Vancouver is well known as an urban centre surrounded by nature, making tourism its second-largest industry. ajor film production studios in Vancouver and Burnaby have turned Greater Vancouver and nearby areas into one of the largest film production centres in North America, earning it the film industry nickname, Hollywood North.

9. Bruges In Belgium

Bruges is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium, in the northwest of the country.The area of the whole city amounts to more than 13,840 hectares, including 1,075 hectares off the coast, at Zeebrugge . The historic city centre is a prominent World Heritage Site of UNESCO. It is oval-shaped and about 430 hectares in size. The city’s total population is 117,073 1 January 2008, of whom around 20,000 live in the city centre. The metropolitan area, including the outer commuter zone, covers an area of 616 km2 and has a total of 255,844 inhabitants as of 1 January 2008.

Along with a few other canal-based northern cities, such as Amsterdam and Stockholm, it is sometimes referred to as The Venice of the North. Bruges has a significant economic importance thanks to its port and was once the chief commercial city in the world. Bruges is well known as the seat of the College of Europe, an elite university institute for European studies regarded as “the EU’s very own Oxbridge.”

10. Budapest In Europe

Budapest is the capital and the largest city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union. It is the country’s principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial, and transportation centre, sometimes described as the primate city of Hungary.According to the census, in 2011 Budapest had 1.74 million inhabitants, down from its 1989 peak of 2.1 million due to suburbanisation. The Budapest Metropolitan Area is home to 3.3 million people.The city covers an area of 525 square kilometres. Budapest became a single city occupying both banks of the river Danube with the unification of Buda and Óbuda on the west bank, with Pest on the east bank on 17 November 1873.

Cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest’s extensive World Heritage Site includes the banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue, Heroes’ Square and the Millennium Underground Railway, the second-oldest metro line in the world. It has around 80 geothermal springs, the world’s largest thermal water cave system, second largest synagogue, and third largest Parliament building. The city attracts about 4.4 million tourists a year, making it the 25th most popular city in the world, and the 6th in Europe, according to Euromonitor.

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Top 10 Largest Shopping Malls In The World

1. New South China Mall :

New South China Mall in Dongguan, China is the largest shopping mall in the world based on gross lea sable area, and ranked second in total area to The Dubai Mall (which has extensive non-shopping space including a zoo, a hotel complex and a theme park). South China Mall opened in 2005 and for over 10 years it had been mostly vacant as very few merchants have ever signed up, leading it to be dubbed a dead mall. In 2015 one CNN story reported that the mall had attracted some tenants after extensive renovations and remodeling of the facility, though large portions remain vacant.

Location : Dongguan, China
Coordinates : 5
Opening date : 2005
Owner : Founders Group formerly Dongguan Sanyuan Yinghui Investment & Development
No of stores and services : 47 (20 planned) (Total spaces: 2350, Unoccupied: 2303)
Total retail floor area : 659,611 m2

2. Golden Resources Shopping Mall :

Golden Resources Shopping Mall is a shopping mall located near the Fourth Ring Road in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. It is right beside Line 10’s Changchunqiao Station of the Beijing Subway.

In English, the mall has earned the nickname “Great Mall of China”, owing to its total area of 560,000 square meters (6 million square feet) over six floors. At 1.5 times the size of the Mall of America, Golden Resources Mall was the world’s largest shopping mall from 2004 to 2005.

Location : Fourth Ring Road, Yuanda Road in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.
Opening date : 2004
No of stores and services : 1000+
Total retail floor area : 557,419 m²

3. SM City North EDSA :

SM City North EDSA is a shopping mall located at the intersection of North Avenue and Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Quezon City, Philippines. It is the largest shopping mall in the Philippines and the third in the world.

The mall is operated by SM Prime Holdings, opened on November 8, 1985. The SM City North EDSA was constructed at a challenging period in the Philippines’ political history with a gross floor area of 120,000 square meters in 1985. The mall’s redevelopment began with the opening of The Block in July 2006. Among the developments were a new Annex building which opened in December 2008, and Sky garden which opened in May 2009. The Car Park Plaza transformed into a lifestyle center in 2009. SM City North EDSA, a work in progress with the renovation of the City Center, and the development of the North Link.

As of December 2015, SM City North EDSA surpassed SM Megamall, which was the largest from 2014, as the largest shopping mall in the country. SM City North EDSA is also named as the largest solar-powered shopping mall in Southeast Asia for the installation of 5,760 solar panels.

Location : EDSA corner North Avenue, Barangay Santo Cristo and Bagong Pag-Asa, Quezon City, Philippines

Opening date : November 8, 1985
Developer : SM Prime Holdings
Management : SM Prime Holdings
Owner :Henry Sy, Sr.
Architect : Arquitectonica
No of stores and services : 800+ (including 300 dining outlets)
Total retail floor area : 498,000 m2 (5,360,000 sq ft) (2015)[2]
City Center : 4
The Block : 5
The Annex : 6
Interior Zone : 1
Car Park Plaza : 5
North Link : 6

4. SM Megamall :

SM Megamall is a shopping mall located in the Ortigas business district of Metro Manila, Philippines. The mall was developed and is operated by SM Prime Holdings. The mall complex comprises two buildings connected by a bridge, and occupies a land area of approximately 10 hectares, with a total floor area of 506,435 square metres (5,451,220 sq ft), making it the second-largest shopping mall in the country and the fourth-largest in the world. The mall has a maximum capacity of 4 million people.

Location : Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) corner Doña Julia Vargas Avenue, Ortigas Center, Wack-Wack Greenhills, Mandaluyong, Philippines
Opening date : June 28, 1991
Developer : SM Prime Holdings
Management : SM Prime Holdings
Owner : Henry Sy
Architect : Arquitectonica
No of stores and services : 500 shops including 280 dining outlets
No of anchor tenants: 18
Total retail floor area : 474,000 m2 (5,100,000 sq ft) (2015)

5. Isfahan City Center :

Isfahan City Center is a large commercial and entertainment complex in Isfahan, Iran. It is the largest shopping mall in Iran and one of the largest shopping malls containing a museum in the world. Built in four phases, the Center covers approximately 465,500 square meters (5,011,000 sq ft) and includes a 5 star hotel, a general shopping mall with more than 750 retail outlets, a museum, a hypermarket, restaurants, airline offices, an international financial center (IFC) and a World trade center (WTC), and an entertainment center with seven cinema screens and a fair complex. The mall is developed by Prestige Land Iran Co. and was designed by the architect Medardo Cadiz of Cadiz International, Inc.

Celebrating a rich palette of cultures and stories of this historic place, Isfahan City Center was envisioned as a new hub of recreation, shopping and lifestyle in Isfahan. It showcases the rich heritage of Isfahan and its people, a reflection of Isfahan’s journey to becoming a world-class city of prime business, shopping, lifestyle and tourism destinations.

Location : Dastjerdi Hw., Isfahan, Iran
Opening date : November 2012
Developer : Prestige Land Iran
Architect : Medardo Cadiz of Cadiz International, Inc.
No of stores and services : 750+
Total retail floor area : 465,500 square meters (5,011,000 sq ft)

6. 1 Utama :

1 Utama Shopping Centre is situated in Bandar Utama Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Its gross built-up area totals 5,000,000 square feet (465,000 m²). It is the largest shopping mall in Malaysia and the sixth largest in the world.

Following the expiration of the management contract of Phase 1, AEON closed its One Utama outlet for six months before re-opening while Bandar Utama, owner of 1 Utama takes over the management for Phase 1.

1 Utama was named “Shopping Complex of the Year” at the Retail World Excellence Awards 2006/07. In 2006, 1 First Avenue, a 30-storey corporate office tower (occupied by IBM, Schlumberger and KPMG) was completed and the 428-room 5-star One World Hotel attached to the mall opened the following year.

Location : Bandar Utama Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Opening date : 1995
Developer : Bandar Utama City Centre Sdn Bhd
Management : Bandar Utama City Centre Sdn Bhd
Owner : Bandar Utama City Centre Sdn Bhd
No of stores and services : 700+
No of anchor tenants : 5
Total retail floor area : 465,000 m²
No. of floors : 6

7. Persian Gulf Complex :

Persian Gulf Complex is a large shopping mall located in Shiraz, Iran. It is the biggest mall in terms of the number of shops. The facility has space for 2,500 stores covering 450,000 square meters (4,800,000 sq ft).

The complex includes the Burj Fars International, a 262-room hotel, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, convention centre and a helipad. In addition, there are two amusement parks at the mall, an outdoor amusement park called Iran Land, covering 37,000 square metres (400,000 sq ft), and an indoor amusement park covering 28,000 square metres (300,000 sq ft)with video games, a bowling alley and a 3-story billiard hall. The mall also has six 240-seat cinema. A 14,000-square-metre (150,000 sq ft) Carrefour Hypermarket is also located within the mall. The complex has four floors of parking space that can accommodate a total of 5,500 vehicles. This project is owned by Mr. Hossain Hossaini. His father is from Ras al-Khaimah (UAE) and his mother is from Iran.

Location : Sadra, Shiraz, Iran
Opening date : September 2011
Developer : Royal Star International
No of stores and services : 2,500
Total retail floor area : 450,000 square metres (4,800,000 sq ft)

8. SM Seaside City Cebu :

SM Seaside City Cebu also called locally as SM South Road Properties or SM SRP, is a shopping mall owned and developed by SM Prime Holdings located in Cebu City, Philippines that opened on 27 November 2015, is the SM Prime Holdings’ third mall in Metro Cebu. It is the centerpiece of the SM Seaside Complex, a 30-hectare mixed-use development at the South Road Properties.

It is currently the 3rd largest shopping mall in the Philippines and the 8th in the world. The mall has a gross leasable area (GLA) of 470,000 square meters. SM Seaside City Cebu is SM Prime Holdings’ third mall in Metro Cebu and the 55th mall in the Philippines. The mall is designed by Arquitectonica, the same company which designed SM City North EDSA, SM Mall of Asia and SM Megamall.

Location : South Road Properties, Cebu City, Philippines
Opening date : November 27, 2015
Developer : SM Prime Holdings
Management : SM Prime Holdings
Owner : Henry Sy Sr.
Architect : Arquitectonica, WOW Architects, & WV Coscolluela & Associates
No. of stores and services : 447
No. of anchor tenants : 12
Total retail floor area : 470,000 m2 (5,100,000 sq ft)
No. of floors : 5
Parking : 4,336 vehicles

9. Central World :

Central World is a shopping plaza and complex in Bangkok, Thailand.[5] It is the sixth largest shopping complex in the world. The complex, which includes a hotel and office tower, is owned by Central Pattana. In 2006, after three years of design and renovation, Central World was expanded to 550,000 square meters of shopping mall and 1,024,000 square meters of complex, topping nearby rival Siam Paragon in terms of size.

On 19 May 2010, Central World was one of the many properties set on fire when the Red Shirts anti-government protesters were forcibly removed after months of demonstrations which included complete blockage of the Rachaprasong shopping district. The parts of the complex most affected were the Zen department store and its adjacent annex.

A portion of the shopping complex reopened on 28 September 2010 after months of repair work.

Location : 999/9 Rama I Road Pathumwan Bangkok
Opening date : 1990 18 June 2001
Developer : Central Pattana
Management : Patcharin Apirukworawut
Owner : Central Pattana
Architect : Altoon + Porter Architects LLP
No. of stores and services : 495
No. of anchor tenants : 7
Total retail floor area : 187,046 square metres (2,013,346.39 sq ft)
No. of floors : 7
Parking : 7,000 vehicles

10. Istanbul Cevahir :

Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre also known as Şişli Kültür ve Ticaret Merkezi is a modern shopping mall located on the Büyükdere Avenue in the Şişli district of Istanbul, Turkey. Opened on 15 October 2005, Istanbul Cevahir was the largest shopping mall in Europe in terms of gross leasable area between 2005 and 2011, and is one of the largest in the world.

Location : Istanbul, Turkey
Address : Büyükdere Cad. No. 22 Şişli, Istanbul
Opening date : 15 October 2005
Developer : Cevahirler Group
Management : Jones Lang LaSalle
Owner : St Martins Property GroupNurettin Kurt
No. of stores and services : 343 shops
48 restaurants
12 cinemas
1 show stage
1 bowling hall
1 roller coaster
Total retail floor area : 420,000 m2 (4,521,000 sq ft) total floor area, 110,000 m2 (1,184,000 sq ft) rentable retail area.
No. of floors : 20
Parking : 2,500 vehicles

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Top 10 Seven Star Hotels in The World

1. Bruj Al Arab :

The Burj Al Arab is a hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the third tallest hotel in the world; however, 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space. 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. It has a helipad near the roof at a height of 210 m (689 ft) above ground.

Location :  Dubai, UAE

Net worth : $650 million dollars

number of floor : 70

number or room : 205

2. Town House Galleria :

Town House Galleria Located in the heart of Milan, Italy inside Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, TownHouse Galleria luxury hotel was inaugurated on 7th March 2007 in memory of Galleria’s ground-breaking ceremony, on the same day in 1865, by King Vittorio Emanuele II.

The hotel with 58 rooms and suites is one of the few in the world inside a national monument. It also offers a spa, ‘La Sinfonia’ restaurant, an Oyster Bar and the Highline Galleria walk that connects La Scala Square with Duomo Square by strolling over the roofs of Galleria. The Hotel hosts the Museum ‘The World of Leonardo da Vinci’ opened for guests and the general public.

It is the one of the most luxury hotel  was inaugurated on 7th March 2007.

Location : milan,Italy

Number of room 500 plus

3. Morgan Plaza :

The Morgan Plaza now called is a multiple building complex overlooking the busy Olympic District of Beijing, where it is neighbours with many of the 2008 Beijing Olympic venues, including the Beijing National Stadium and the Beijing National Aquatics Center . Also, it is close to the National Library, the fourth largest library in the world and the largest one in China. The Pangu 7 Star Hotel occupies the “First Block” of the “Pangu”, and it contains two pavilions, a temple, a Japanese restaurant, and a 600-meter-long corridor.

The Pangu 7 Star Hotel is considered to be the top luxury hotel in Beijing.

Location : Beijing, china

Opened on 2008

4. The flower Of The East Hotel :

The Flower of the East complex was a €1.7 billion euro tourism attraction project, begun in 2004 in Kish Island and was expected to be finished by 2010. The project was cancelled in 2007. The complex was to accommodate a luxury hotel.The Centerpiece of the project is a hotel in the shape of a flower. The tower is a combination of Persian and Modern architecture. Due to the geographical location of the Flower of the East Hotel, the sunrise would have been seen by the hotel residents. The hotel was to be surrounded by a park.

Location : Kish Island, Iran

Number of room : 200 plus

Cost of project : 1.7 billion euro

5. Tameer Commercial Towers Hotel :

Tameer Commercial Tower is an office skyscraper that began construction in 2009, developed by Sorouh Real Estate. The tower is the tallest between a complex conjoined between four other buildings in a major building project called the Tameer Towers, owned by the Tameer corporation. The Tameer Towers are located in a section of the city Abu Dhabi called Al Reem Island; which is a brand new development area for the city. The commercial building itself is considered the “crown jewel” of the complex by the Tameer corporation and is designated an office high-rise with an architectural style of futurism. The whole complex contains many luxury features; such as a day care center, guest suites, car parking, swimming pools, a gymnasium, maid services, and job opportunities. The building complex is still not yet completed, but is expected to be in 2013. The project is also currently on hold, and it is unknown when the construction will resume.

It is unfinished project it was expected to completed in 2011. it is the biggest project in Abu Dhabi

location : Abu Dhabi, UAE

number of floor : 73 floor

project cost : 13.5 billion dollars

6. The Centaurus :

The Centaurus is a mixed use real-estate development in Islamabad, Pakistan. The project includes a 36-floor hotel, three 23-flo or residential and office towers and a five-storey shopping mall.

Designed by British architectural firm WS Atkins, it comprises three skyscrapers, containing corporate offices, residential apartments and a 5-star hotel. The tallest skyscrapers in the city have 41 stories and all three are linked by a shopping mall. Interior Design of The Residence and Mall have been designed by ODEION-Turkey.

Its estimated cost is $350 million USD.The Centaurus Mall is located over four-storey, which has around 250 shops, currently one of the largest mall in Pakistan. Major tenants include Scentsation, Khaadi, Gul Ahmed, Charles & Keith, Junaid Jamshed, Hush Puppies, Sputnik Footwear, Nike, Hub Jafferjees and International Watch Company are present in the mall.

Location : Islamabad, Pakistan

Project cost : 350 million dollars

Best part of building is that it can stand up to 9.5 richer scale.

7. Emirates Palace :

The Emirates Palace is a luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Built as a landmark showcasing Arabian culture, Emirates Palace offers luxury hospitality. Situated on 1.3 km of private beach and surrounded by 85 hectares of gardens and lawns, with 114 domes that are 80 meters high, Emirates Palace comprises 394 rooms and suites. The Corniche runs from here all the way north.

Based on its luxury, it describes itself as going “beyond 5 stars”being a palace instead of just a hotel. Although a journalist has described it as a seven star facility, it falls officially in the 5 star hotel category.

Location : Abu dhabi, UAE

Project cost : 1.9 billion dollars

It’s cost more then $11,000 dollar to stay one night.

8.The Pentominium Hotel :

The Pentominium Hotel is a 122-storey, 516 m (1,693 ft) supertall skyscraper under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Construction on the tower has been halted since August 2011. It was designed by Andrew Bromberg of architects Aedas and funded by Trident International Holdings. The AED 1.46 billion (US$400 million) construction contract was awarded to Arabian Construction Company . The Pentominium has one of the deepest excavations done in the world, performed by Swissboring Overseas Piling Corp.

Construction commenced on 26 July 2009 and, before construction stopped, the building was expected to be completed in 2013. By May 2011, 22 floors had been completed. However, in August 2011, construction stopped after Trident International Holdings fell behind on payments for a US$20.4 million loan. As of 2016, the tower still stands incomplete.

If completed, the Pentominium is scheduled to become the second tallest building in Dubai after Burj Khalifa, and the tallest residential building in the world.

Location : Dubai, UAE

Number of floor : 120 floor

Cost of project : 400 million dollar

9. Lacula Island Fuji :

Laucala is one of a triplet of small islands that lie to the east of Thurston Point on the island of Taveuni in Fiji. The privately owned islands are the site of the exclusive Laucala Resort.

The total land area of the main island is 12 square kilometers. It is 5 kilometers long with a maximum width of 3 kilometers, narrowing to 1.5 kilometers in some places. The other two islands in the group are Qamea several hundred meters to the west and Matagi.

Location : northeastern group of island, Fuji

Cost of redevelopment : 30 million dollar

Number of residence : 25 only.

10. ITC Grand Chola :

The ITC Grand Chola is a luxury hotel in Chennai, India. It is the third largest hotel in India after Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel and Grand Hyatt, both in Mumbai. It is located in Guindy, opposite SPIC building and along the same row of buildings as Ashok Leyland Towers. The building, designed by Singapore-based SRSS Architects, is of mixed-use development with three separate wings and is themed after traditional Dravidian Architecture of the Chola Dynasty. The hotel is the ninth “Luxury Collection” hotel of the Starwood Hotels group. The hotel, built on over 1,600,000 sq ft, is dubbed the largest stand-alone hotel in the country built with an investment of 12,000 million and has the largest convention centre in the country built on 100,000 sq ft with a 30,000 sq ft pillar-less ballroom.

Location : Chennai, India

Number of luxury room : 600(100 service high end apartment)

Cost of project : 2 billion dollars

 

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Top 5 Star Hotels in Kathmandu

1. Gokarna Forest Resort

Gokarna Forest Resort is situated within the city limits of Kathmandu, capital of Nepal. Gokarna Forest Resort is located inside the serene temperate Gokarna Forest, the former private Royal hunting grounds of the Kings of Nepal. A quiet peaceful haven set between ancient towering trees with glimpses of the second fairway in the valley below make the perfect getaway for a few days of golf, relaxation and rejuvenation at the Spa, enchanting forest walks, and time close to nature.

2. The Everest Hotel

In central Kathmandu, Everest Hotel offers breathtaking views of the Nepalese Valley. It features a casino and 4 dining options.

3. The Dwarika Hotel

Built upon a rich tradition of Nepali hospitality and incorporating some of the country’s most exquisite architectural traditions, The Dwarika’s Hotel in Kathmandu is an authentic experience of Nepal’s ancient cultural heritage.

4. Hotel de L’ Annapurna 

Established in 1965, Hotel de l’ Annapurna prides in being the first Five Star Hotel of Nepal. The capital based, centrally located Hotel’s hospitality exemplifies the nation’s philosophy “Athiti Devo Bhawa (Guests are like Gods)”

5. Radisson Hotel

Situated just 4.5 km from Pashupatinath Temple, Radisson Hotel Kathmandu offers a 24-hour front desk, free Wi-Fi throughout the property and luxurious modern rooms.