The New Stuff

Qatar's floating hotels

Qatar to have floating hotels for 2022 Football World Cup


Qatar's floating hotels

The football fever is still high, with the inimitable Brazil showing their dominance in the Confederation Cup. However, a very few of us football fanatics would have guessed FIFA’s decision of choosing the tiny Arabian state of Qatar as the venue for the 2022 version of the Football Word Cup. Beyond just surprise, many critics are skeptical about the logistical situation that can arise from the vast hordes of fans invading Doha during the incredibly hot summer months. However, as a definitive yet bold solution, Finish architectural firm Sigge has collaborated with Global Accommodation Management (GAM) to construct five huge floating hotels with integrated cooling systems.

The nigh audacious endeavor not only encompasses five imposing floating hotels, but also a luxury villa along with a water park. And, to have a rough idea about the scale of the imposing project, the structures at their finished state will have the capacity to house 25,000 people!

Corresponding to their floating nature, the hotels will based off the mainland, with their very own self-sustaining systems. These unique systems will contain a sewage treatment plant, recycling facilities and sustainable power generators for low carbon energy. The buildings will also have their own set of commuting credentials with private boats, ferries and water taxis to carry the guests to the mainland venues.

Of course, with such a big project, the time for completion is estimated to be around seven to eight years. However, if successful, the ‘heroic’ architectural endeavor is sure to silence many a critic along with accommodating a slew of football fans.

Via: MyModernMet

Recommended for You

The following two tabs change content below.
A proud native of the beautiful steel township of Durgapur, West Bengal, Dattatreya’s fascination lies within a range of diverse matters. With a bachelor’s degree in architecture, he is quite fond of his hardcore strategy gamer as well as amateur historian tag. Of course, with over two years of blogging experience under his belt, he also likes to write about the latest updates on home based technology and gizmo oriented products.

Recently Published

House with Minimalist Interior by Cochrane
»

Cochrane designed this house in London with minimalist white interiors

Terra CA Series Flush Mount Speakers
»

Terra CA series Flush Mount Speakers can withstand all climatic conditions

Trumpet Hook by Teun Fleskens
»

Create your personal orchestra on the wall with ‘Trumpet Hook’

Ikea Death Star Lamp
»

Ikea launched Death Star Lamp for avid fans of sci-fi flick Star Wars

Augmented Water Device
»

DIY faucet device helps in saving water by changing its color

Taku Tanku is Portable Tiny Home by Sterotank
»

Taku Tanku is tiny travelling adobe carved out of recycled water tanks

Noke Bluetooth-enabled Padlock
»

Noke is Bluetooth-enabled Padlock that unlocks using your smartphone

Tefal Safe to Touch Kettle
»

Save water and energy with Tefal’s Safe to Touch Kettle

Cat Scratchers
»

World leaders Kim Jong-Un & Vladimir Putin now available as cat scratchers!

WiFi-activated Feeder by LittleBits
»

WiFi-activated feeder lets you feed your pet even when you’re not home

Vintage House Renovated by Caroline Legrand
»

Designer renovates her vintage home in Ibzia with monochromatic effects

By Brizo Faucet Collection
»

Brizo’s latest faucet collection exudes fashion and luxury

BrainWave Desktop Microwave by Steve Gates
»

USB-powered BrainWave Desktop Microwave heats up lunch at your desk

Dyson's Bladeless Desk Fan
»

Cool-off your home or office with Dyson’s Bladeless Desk Fan

Industrial Chic Radiator by The Radiator Company
»

Industrial Chic Radiator design collection by The Radiator Company

Share with your friends










Submit