Interesting construction facts (Интересные факты строительства)
With the development of building technologies, the style of buildings becomes more and more complex: arches, high spiers, and domes appear. Minarets, pagodas. Church spiers are getting taller, their shape more refined. Onion-shaped minarets were typical of Muslim architecture.
At that time, throughout Western Europe, they began to intensively build castles, and subsequently, not only castles, but also settlements, and sometimes the whole city, were surrounded by fortress walls. The Normans were considered outstanding masters of such construction; the Japanese and the Maya also achieved considerable success.
The building has a total of 18 floors, of which the top 2 are above ground level, and the bottom two are underwater. In the elevated part of the hotel there is a conference hall for up to 1000 people, a large hall for celebrations, restaurants and cafes. The underwater floors house a restaurant overlooking the aquarium, while 337 residential rooms are located on the 14 floors between these areas.
History of construction development (История развития строительства)
The first buildings should be considered dwellings made of animal skins, stretched on wooden poles. In some areas where there was not enough wood, animal bones (mainly mammoth) were used. Around 6000 BC, people began to build houses from raw brick and wood. The walls were plastered (plastered) and painted with vegetable paints. The floor was earth or covered with straw or animal skins. Tables and beds were also made of brick.
В здании всего 18 этажей, из которых 2 верхних находятся выше уровня земли, а два нижних – под водой. В надземной части отеля расположен конференц-зал вместимостью до 1000 человек, большой зал для торжеств, рестораны и кафе. На подводных этажах находится ресторан с видом на аквариум, а 337 жилых номеров расположены на 14 этажах между этими зонами.