Hotel Build Focus
Home to the new ME Dubai hotel, the Opus is located in the Burj Khalifa district adjacent to Downtown Dubai and Business Bay on the Dubai Water Canal. Exploring the balance between solid and void, opaque and transparent, interior and exterior, the design was presented by Zaha Hadid in 2007 and is the only hotel in which she created both its architecture and interiors.
Andy Barrons from specialist structural refurbishment contractor, Construction Solutions, discusses the temporary works and RC requirements of the Camden Town Hall Annexe hotel project in Central London.
The Grand Ocean Hotel in Saltdean, near Brighton, epitomises a bygone era of glamourous seaside elegance. First opened in 1938, the Grade II listed building’s crescent-shaped white facade makes it a classic of Art Deco architectural design.
The Ageas Bowl Hotel by Hilton sits in a unique context. It overlooks the Ageas Bowl, home to Hampshire County Cricket Club and nestles between the historic city of Winchester, Eastleigh Aerodrome which saw the first flight of the iconic Supermarine Spitfire, Hamble-le-Rice yachting mecca and the unsurpassed environment of the New Forest.