Located on a 0.6 mile stretch of private beach overlooking the strait that separates Abu Dhabi Island from the mainland, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, is situated within the Qaryat Al Beri complex that includes fully furnished Shangri-La Residences, luxurious private villas, CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La and the Souk at Qaryat Al Beri. The hotel, which was opened in August 2007, offers an impressive variety of services and facilities in a great location and exemplifies luxurious hospitality in what is truly a destination within a destination.
Hotel information: 214 luxurious rooms and suites, 6 villas comprising four bedrooms and a private swimming pool, 161 serviced apartments, Signature CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, The Souk, traditional Arabian market built in a modern setting, Business Centre, Conference Facilities, Health Club, 8 unique restaurants and lounges.
Built up area 1.4 M sq ft; Contract period – 42 months; Contract value – $388M
Role: Architectural Design Coordinator (Site Based)
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates