Design by ZAS Architects / Image by Plompmozes

Dubai is building the world's first hotel with its own rainforest — here's what it's like inside

Architects in Dubai are building the world's first hotel with its own rainforest.

Set to open in 2018, the Rosemont Hotel and Residences will boast over 2 million square feet of hotel, residential, and leisure space, an artificial beach, and a glass-bottom pool suspended above the streets of Dubai.

The hotel, designed by ZAS Architects, will be accommodated by a 47-storey tower that neighbours a twin tower of the same height housing 280 residential properties.

All entertainment facilities — including the 75,000-square-foot rainforest — will be located in the "podium" at the base of the two towers.

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Source:uk.businessinsider.com