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http://vimeo.com/31319018

What you guys think?

[url="http://www.deep-ocean-technology.com/home/projects/underwater_hotel.html"]Deep Ocean Technology is the latest to show off a design[/url][color=#484848][font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] with what it is calling the Water Discus Hotel proposed for Dubai.[/font][/color]

[color=#484848][font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]The top level

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What is the point of this?

A bit like having time-share units on the Moon.

Time you arrive, be time to leave.

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Doesn't the Burj already have underwater levels?

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I'd want to stay there. :-)

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[quote name='Reverend Spam' timestamp='1359629798' post='595491950']
I'd want to stay there. :-)
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Well, you are sleeping, then you are floating and then probably ready to drown as someone left a door or window open.

Or could be better, you are being ripped to shreds by a hungry shark.

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Damn now that might be a nice place but like he said before would have to be careful and not open a window! ;)

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The portion above water looks a lot like the Jetsons' home, but cooler.

[img]http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-QP_xY7Ah70M/UFrrZx--j1I/AAAAAAAAWOg/NSLQis9GADI/s1600/JETSONS%2BNOT%2BSPACE%2BNEEDLE.png[/img]

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[quote name='leesmithg' timestamp='1359630354' post='595491958']
Well, you are sleeping, then you are floating and then probably ready to drown as someone left a door or window open.

Or could be better, you are being ripped to shreds by a hungry shark.
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:D Security to the door, the residents has gone rampant. Take them down!!!


[quote name='hooko22' timestamp='1359631791' post='595491978']
Damn now that might be a nice place but like he said before would have to be careful and not open a window! ;)
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Unless there is another glass outside that will activate only on night time.

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[quote name='leesmithg' timestamp='1359628405' post='595491926']
What is the point of this?
Time you arrive, be time to leave.
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It only takes a few seconds to go down an elevator? How deep you think the water is there? Not much.


[quote name='leesmithg' timestamp='1359630354' post='595491958']
Well, you are sleeping, then you are floating and then probably ready to drown as someone left a door or window open.
Or could be better, you are being ripped to shreds by a hungry shark.
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[quote name='hooko22' timestamp='1359631791' post='595491978']
Damn now that might be a nice place but like he said before would have to be careful and not open a window! ;)
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Why would the windows OPEN up to let water in. You are not making sense. It would be cool to have lights out side your window to see coral life swimming by. I would want to stay there.

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^ In case of fire, silly.

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Bioshock :s

I give you... Rapture.
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[quote name='moloko' timestamp='1359652718' post='595492680']


It only takes a few seconds to go down an elevator? How deep you think the water is there? Not much.





Why would the windows OPEN up to let water in. You are not making sense. It would be cool to have lights out side your window to see coral life swimming by. I would want to stay there.
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I make as much sense as an underwater hotel.

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This could be neat, for a day... But I think people would get bored of it rather quickly... Once the cool factor wore off, why would you be down there?

And that evacuation system concerns me greatly. It has a LOT of opportunity for failure...

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I really don't see the appeal to this.

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[quote name='moloko' timestamp='1359652718' post='595492680']

Why would the windows OPEN up to let water in. You are not making sense. It would be cool to have lights out side your window to see coral life swimming by. I would want to stay there.
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Hehehe humour mate. Pretty sure neither of us actually beleives they would have windows that actually opened!

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Cool.... have a thing for glass boats and submarines.

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