The Yas Marina Hotel
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Principal use: 500-room, 5-star hotel
Client: Aldar Properties PJSC
Site area: 35,000 m2 (376,736½ ft2)
Interior area: building A: 45,000 m2 (484,375½ ft2); building B: 26,000 m2 (279,861½ ft2)
Total build area: 85,000 m2 (914,931½ ft2)
Design and construction period: Construction: November 2007 – October 2009 (design and build overlapped on a fast-track schedule)
Budget: Withheld at owner’s request
The Yas Marina Hotel is the main feature of the ambitious $36 billion Yas Marina development in Abu Dhabi, and is the first hotel in the world to be built over a Formula One race circuit.
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