AZIZIYEH HOTEL 150 rooms Client: Tareq Assas Location: Makkah - Saudi Arabia Services Provided: Design Total Built-up Area: 19,000 m2 Construction Cost: US $ 18,000,000 Starting Date: 2005 Completion Date: 2006 Project Description: 2005 - Located in the fast developing area of Aziziyeh- Makkah, this 4-star hotel of 27 floors comprises 230 rooms, parking and service areas in the basements, while the hotel restaurant, reception at ground floor. The café is located in the mezzanine floor. The 5th to 23rd floor houses the various hotel rooms. The plan displays central atrium of multi levels with panoramic elevators, further accentuated by the transparency of the extensive glazing on its facades. A unique fusion of the traditional architectural characteristics with the use of modern materials and technology is prominent in various visual layers, drawing on a prominent architectural theme with an inspiring flair.