1. Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai
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.
2. The Pentominium, Dubai
The Pentominium is a 122-storey, 516 m (1,693 ft) supertall skyscraperunder 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 (ACC). The Pentominium has one of the deepest excavations done in the world, performed by Swissboring Overseas Piling Corp.
3. Pangu Plaza (Morgan Plaza), Beijing
The Morgan Plaza now called (Pangu Hotel) is a multiple building complex overlooking the busy Olympic District ofBeijing, where it is neighbours with many of the 2008 Beijing Olympic venues, including the Beijing National Stadium (Bird Nest) and the Beijing National Aquatics Center (Water Cube). 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.
4. iSquare Hotel & Mall, Orlando
iSquare is positioned to become Orlando’s next major destination – an iconic symbol that represents the convergence of luxury, experience and memory. It is here where fashion and entertainment intertwine. Feeding off the energy that is the I-Drive experience, this is the place to see and be seen. The animated façade of the podium integrates high-tech LED lighting that showcase the storefronts of world-class retailers with large expanses of glass that naturally illuminate the interior of the multi-story mall. The dynamic surfaces become the centerpiece of nighttime activity and can be experienced from both near and far. The curved forms of the Solis hotel towers have a windswept feel as if blowing in a warm breeze and giving the architecture the illusion of movement.
5. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Emirates Palace is located in the heart of Abu Dhabi, the Capital of the United Arab Emirates and only 40 minutes from the airport, Emirates Palace is grand in both its design and myriad of offerings. From a 1.3 km pristine beach, landscaped pools and a private marina overlooking a natural bay, Emirates Palace is perfect for a once-in-a lifetime holiday or for events and meetings that make a statement, with some of the city’s largest hotel conference centres and the latest technology.