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The world’s tallest hotel ‘Gevora’ opened in Dubai

The world’s tallest hotel ‘Gevora’ has opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on February 11, 2018. The gleaming gold 75-storey Gevora Hotel stands 356 metres, or nearly a quarter of a mile, tall. The hotel has 528 guest rooms and suites and four restaurants. It has 232 Deluxe Rooms, 265 one-bed room deluxe and ..

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Renowned Iraqi-British Architect Zaha Hadid passes away

Renowned Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid passed away due to heart attack. She was 65. She was world’s most famous female architect and was known for her neofuturistic design which was her signature architectural style. She was the first female winner of the top Pritzker Architecture Prize (2004), also known as the Nobel for architecture. ..

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Charles Correa, face of contemporary architecture in India passes away

India’s greatest contemporary architect Charles Correa passed away in Mumbai following a brief illness. He was 84. He had played a pivotal role in the creation of architecture for post-Independence India. He was known for his sensitivity to the needs of the urban poor and use of traditional methods and materials for construction. About Charles ..

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Princess Tower: World’ tallest Residential skyscraper in Dubai

Dubai has set a new record with Princess Tower as the world’s tallest residential building. Building: “Princess Towers” in Jumeriah , Dubai Height: 413.4 metres (1,356 feet) Area: 37,410 square feet Floors: 101 floors Dubai already has famous Burj Khalifa, the 2720 ft high tallest structure in the world.

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Delhi: Isa Khan’s Tomb to be restored

Isa Khan Niyazi was a noble in the courts of Sher Shah Suri and his son Islam Shah. His tomb built in 1546-47AD predates Humayun’s Tomb by over two decades. This splendid tomb was a culmination of the octagonal tomb style of the earlier Sayyid & Lodi dynasties. Isa Khan’s Tomb stands on the entrance ..

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