The world biggest hotel, the first 10-star hotel, Beirut

The world’s most expensive and biggest 10-stars hotel, and it’s going to cost around $3.6 billion. Supposed to be built facing the new marina in Beirut, and it’s going to be officially announced in August of 2008. Construction beginning in 2009, taking 3 years.

It was planned to be constructed in Dubai, however they shifted to Beirut.

The world biggest hotel, the first 10-star hotel, Beirut

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Atlantis Hotel Dubai, The Grand Opening

The Atlantis, the Palm 7-star hotel and resort in Dubai opened to a $20 million dollar party in its honor with a massive fireworks display, and top celebrities from around the world came to be a part of the grandeur. Atlantis Dubai is a $1.5 billion underwater themed hotel situated in the Palm islands. You will be amazed by the show, but then again, the growth of Dubai is amazing in itself.

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My Day Of Working With An Architect

Securing a regular job is getting more difficult by the day. Losing a job is getting standard, nevertheless it is for us to choose whether we quit or go on and find another job that makes your day productive. I find myself one day working with an architect. Working for an architect is a good learning opportunity. I work and learn many things at the same time. Learning through working is the best education I ever experienced. You can learn a lot working than when you were at school.

Working with architects or home designers can be exciting. He can be an architect or a structural engineer. This kind of work covers about anything and everything to do with assembling buildings or even building renovations. Designers are people who are trained to design, plan and supervise the building of buildings. They’re customarily commissioned by clients to build up new buildings, townhouse developments or to refurbish and add extensions to old ones.

The job description of an architect includes urban design. It is the process of town planning and designing. Architects sometimes do a feature survey first so they are well positioned to see relevant land features like nearby buildings, trees and water systems. Most building designer creates an architectural design with its corresponding landscape design and interior decor. These are a part of the drafting services offered by architects. Structural drawings are needed when building huge structural facilities like buildings, towers, and tunnels. Extensive planning is a requirement to take into account all aspects like possible fire, tremor and soil-structure interaction.

Concept drawings are what designers create when beginning a new project. It contains initial sketches that may graphically show the feel, the whole look and the small print of the project before all of the constructions are commenced.

Once the concept has been developed, it will go through a series of revisions before any approvals, and then the genuine design work begins in detail.

Source: http://www.dlook.com.au/architects/

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Architectural Website Design – How to Build Architectural Website

Architectural Website Design – How to Build Architectural Website
By: Faraj Balousha

To build your architectural website, there are four methods to choose from:

FIRST METHOD:

Get a professional designer to build the architectural website for you:

It is expensive in creation process, site maintenance and development.

SECOND METHOD:

Designing the architectural website with free web hosting:

In this case, just sign in the hosting website that offers this service, and start building your own architectural website.

Free Hosting Sites:

  • http://geocities.yahoo.com/
  • http://www.angelfire.lycos.com/
  • http://www.tripod.lycos.com/

Disadvantages of Free Web Hosting:

  • Small size-Limited web page space
  • Can’t create interactive features (message boards, online ordering, etc.)
  • Advertisements-May have banners and/or pop ads on your homepage
  • Long and hard to remember web address (instead of yourdomain.com)
  • No branded email addresses (you@yourdomain.com)
  • Weak technical support-Poor help and support options
  • May not be free forever
  • No seriousness to the site

So it is better to choose a cheap Hosting sites with reasonable prices, you will get a better quality and a higher credibility.

THIRD METHOD:

Professional Web Hosting:

Design the architectural website by a web page designer program (computer software) and use one of the hosting sites.

Web Page designer programs:
There is a lot of computer software available to help you build and manage your architectural website, you may use one or more of them:

  • Microsoft FrontPage
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver/Fireworks Studio
  • Adobe GoLive/Adobe ImageStyler
  • Flash & Swish

FrontPage program is the famous and most important one.

Sites to learn Front Page:
http://www.fgcu.edu/support/office2000/frontpage/

Sites for Domain Name:

  • Yahoo – http://www.yahoo.com/
  • Godaddy – http://www.godaddy.com/gdshop/default.asp
  • EV1Servers – http://ev1servers.net/
  • Actnowdomains – http://actnowdomains.com/

Sites For Web Hosting:

  • Yahoo – http://www.yahoo.com/
  • Powweb – http://powweb.com/
  • Ev1servers – http://ev1servers.net/
  • UCVHost – http://ucvhost.com/
  • Servermatrix – http://servermatrix.com/
  • Infinology-Â http://infinology.com/

Because this method needs to learn a new program with the knowledge of HTML, so it is not our recommended method for beginners.

FOUTRH METHOD: (recommended method for beginners)

Build the site with SiteBuilder and choose the Hosting package:

This method is the easiest and fastest way to create a website without any previous knowledge of web site building and without any HTML experience.

You can start right now and build your website immediately. If you can point and click with a mouse, then you can build your own website right now!

Web Hosting with Site Builder:

Yahoo! SiteBuilder: http://webhosting.yahoo.com/ps/sb/index.php

The Yahoo! SiteBuilder (as an example) opens with a Welcome Screen that provides links to built-in tutorials titled “Getting Started with Yahoo! SiteBuilder”

The Getting Started Tutorial covers subjects like:

  • How to Start a New Page
  • How to Add Text
  • How to create tables
  • How to Place Images
  • How to add links
  • How to use templates
  • How to publish and upload web pages
  • and much more!

More Site Builders:

  • Actnowdomains- http://www.actnowdomains.com
  • Site Build It – http://buildit.sitesell.com/main/home.html
  • EasyHost -Â http://www.easyhost.com/
  • Interland – http://www.interland.com/
  • BlueVoda – http://www.bluevoda.com/
  • SiteRightNow – www.SiteRightNow.com
  • ipowerweb – http://www.ipowerweb.com/
  • CoffeeCup- http://www.coffeecup.com/bigcup/

Enjoy!
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Article by Faraj Balousha,
Civil Engineer, Architect, Webmaster.
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