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#1 Kenny Kanashimi Chu

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:16



What you guys think?

Deep Ocean Technology is the latest to show off a design with what it is calling the Water Discus Hotel proposed for Dubai.

The top level — 5-6 metres above the surface — will contain the hotel's lobby, a spa, a restaurant, seawater swimming pools, and a garden — and all hotel rooms will have windows opening onto the reefs, with specialised lighting to illuminate what's outside.

Our safety measures include a monitoring system integrated with an international earthquake and weather warning system. The hotel is monitored by numerous video cameras and remotely operated underwater vehicles, which are positioned in appropriate places around the complex.


Do you think this will happen?


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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:33

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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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:39

Doesn't the Burj already have underwater levels?

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:56

I'd want to stay there. :-)

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:05

I'd want to stay there. :-)


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.

#6 hooko22

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:29

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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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:46

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

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#8 OP Kenny Kanashimi Chu

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 14:44

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.

:D Security to the door, the residents has gone rampant. Take them down!!!


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

Unless there is another glass outside that will activate only on night time.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 17:18

What is the point of this?
Time you arrive, be time to leave.


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


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.

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


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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Posted 31 January 2013 - 18:25

^ In case of fire, silly.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 18:31

Bioshock :s

I give you... Rapture.

#12 leesmithg

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 18:56

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.


I make as much sense as an underwater hotel.

#13 M_Lyons10

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 19:28

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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Posted 01 February 2013 - 01:55

I really don't see the appeal to this.

#15 hooko22

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 13:26

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.


Hehehe humour mate. Pretty sure neither of us actually beleives they would have windows that actually opened!