The Burj al Arab Hotel in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates was completed and opened in 1999. This extraordinary luxury hotel is located on an artificial island that is connected to the mainland by a private curved bridge. The Burj al Arab Hotel or “Tower of the Arabs,” is said to be the world’s only 7-star hotel, and is presently the third tallest hotel in the world.

One of the most iconic buildings on the Dubai landscape, the unusual shape of the Burj al Arab Hotel is said to mimic the sail of a ship. Standing at 321m (1,053ft.) tall, the Burj al Arab Hotel incorporates a helipad near the roof, at a height of 210m (689ft.). The vital statistics of the Burj al Arab Hotel are astonishing, showing just how far architectural design and building construction technology have come. The Burj al Arab Hotel has 56 floors, with three below ground, these are served by 18 elevators, and the impressive atrium is 180m (590ft.) tall.The Burj al Arab Hotel CAD

As well as being a true luxury hotel, the Burj al Arab also houses two stunning restaurants. The first, the Al Muntaha, is situated on the 27th floor, 200m above the shimmering Persian Gulf. Supported by a full cantilever that extends 27m from the side of the mast, the hotel that can seat 110 guests and offers magnificent panoramic views over Dubai and beyond. The second restaurant is the Al Mahara, which translates as “Oyster.” This restaurant can only be accessed by a simulated submarine voyage. This stunning undersea experience incorporates more than 1,000 cubic metres of sea water with a large selection of marine specimens including rays, sand tiger sharks, reef sharks and other tropical species.

The impressive design, stunning location, luxury surroundings and extraordinary dining experiences offered by the Burj al Arab, can ensure that a visit to Dubai is special and memorable.

The construction of such an impressive and innovative building, such as the Burj al Arab could not have been possible without the input of BIM and CAD Companies in Dubai. Working with one of the most innovative and experienced BIM Companies in the UAE on any project can help to ensure its success, its cost effectiveness and its longevity.

The CAD Room are one of the most highly experienced and innovative BIM Companies operating in the UAE today. We offer BIM Outsourcing and specialist CAD Design services for all manner of construction projects across the Emirates, The CAD Room are leading the change in bringing innovative levels of BIM Compliance to the region. Operating to the high standards demanded in the UK and with a firm understanding of the UAE construction industry, the CAD Room can bring BIM Compliance to your project, perhaps making it a landmark to rival the Burj al Arab.

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