A new zero-waste and mobile, eco-floating luxury hotel is being developed in Qatar. It will float in the middle of the ocean and will have the capability of generating its own electricity. Occupying a construction area of 35,000 square metres, the eco-hotel is planned to be built as mobile structures in multiple locations, and its first building will be setoff the coast of Qatar.
According to worldarchitecture.org report, the hotel is designed by a Turkish architecture practice Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio (HAADS). The architectural design company recently took to their Instagram account to reveal the hotel’s impressive design and details about its features.
“The Eco-Floating Hotel is a project whose first leg is planned to take place in Qatar but it also has the potential to be located in different areas thanks to its characteristic mobile feature,” Hayricaptioned on Instagram.
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The eco-floating luxury hotel, which is likely to be completed by 2025, will have 152 rooms which will be designed to energy compliant and reduce waste production. The project started with initial design phase in March last year and has completed the overall design phase in six months, as stated by Hyari.
Dubbed as an eco-luxury hotel, the round structure adopts the principle of minimum energy loss and zero waste as a key principle. Its unique moving feature allows the structure to generate its own electricity by rotating its position according to the water flow. The project is also intended to provide users different experiences from the angles they are exposed to, the report further mentioned.
Guests can reach the hotel through three different entrances from land at any time of the day via a 140-degree pier that surrounds itself. They can also access the hotel via boats and by helicopter – a helipad located on the floating pier using the airway.
Among the host of luxury settings and amenities, the upcoming hotel will also boast a whirlpool, an infinity pool, rooftop bars, spa, saunas, gymnasiums, a beach, and a mini-golf club among others.