Dubai Architecture Info
Hydropolis
Official name: The Crescent Hydropolis Resort
Address
Dubai
Image courtesy of system modern GmbH
Image courtesy of system modern GmbH
Image courtesy of system modern GmbH
Image courtesy of system modern GmbH
Image courtesy of system modern GmbH
Image courtesy of system modern GmbH
Image courtesy of system modern GmbH
Basic Information
Designed by Joachim Hauser
Cost $500,000,000
Type Hotel
Maximum depth 66 feet/19.8 meters
More Information
  • This is not the world's first underwater hotel. There is a smaller underwater hotel in Florida, and more underwater hotels are being designed and built around the world.
  • The train is supposed to be able to transport 1,000 people at a time.
  • August, 2003: Hydropolis was announced.
  • December 27, 2008: Arabian Business reported that the long delayed Hydropolis project may be built after all. The developers planned to announce a building timeline in early 2009.
  • August, 2009: MEED reports that the stalled plans for this project were being looked at again.