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The hotel consists of 30 two-bed bungalows made of fibreglass placed in two parallel rows, separated by a shaded walk. The project, now under construction, provides for a two-storey dining-hall structure of cast concrete, close to the bay, and a three-storey concrete building with 75 double rooms, located behind the bungalow rows near to the hilly ridge. In the dining-hall building the fibreglass pattern is repeated in the roof, which consists of octagonal fibreglass panels.
The larger surface areas are in light, heat-repellent colours pigmented into the material - white and yellow - with a few accents of blue and orange in between. The background of the wild primeval landscape of the Sinai desert, the deep cobalt-blue Red Sea and the coloured fibreglass elements create a unique scale of colours, shapes and rhythms.
The basic shape of the bungalow is that of a truncated octahedron. It is composed of four hexagonal walls, alternating with four triangular elements, plus a square roof panel. Easy to assemble, its almost spherical shape combines strength and economy, making heating and cooling requirements less expensive. It also provides better air circulation. The bungalow is entirely prefabricated, except for its cast concrete base. The panels are of fibreglass sandwich, with 2'' polyurethane foam insulation. Each bungalow has its own air-conditioning and boiler unit.
[ A short video
from the opening ceremony is in the Video Archive. ]