Marina Bay Sands hotel comprise of three towers of 55 stories each. The complex is topped by a 340 meter long cantilevered platform called the SkyPark. Elevated above the three towers you will find a uniquely designed garden terrace that connects the towers. This Garden of Eden is home to a very special infinity pool.
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Imagine three towers linked at the top on the 57th floor with a cantilevered sky garden that extends 65 meter out from the side of the towers. This is what makes Marina Bay Sands an eye-catching and magical complex. An architectural masterpiece was created by a gentleman called Moshe Safdie.
The 146 meter infinity rooftop pool at Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore is one of the most impressive pools in the world. The hotel’s main attraction is the swimming pool and the sky garden that offers some of the world’s most spectacular views of a city. The complex includes a promenade along Marina Bay.
Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort in Singapore owned by the US Las Vegas Sands company and designed by Moshe Safdie Architects. Moshe Safdie’s best known projects are Marina Bay Sands and the residential development Habitat 67 in Montreal. He is also know for the iconic Sky Habitat project in Bishan.
The total cost of the development is approximately S$8.0 billion or THB 200 billion baht. It is the most expensive integrated resort property ever built. More than 10,000 people are employed at the complex. The site itself was purchased for 30 billion baht.
Attractions at Marina Bay Sands include:
• A hotel which consists of 2561 rooms
• A conference and exhibition centre
• The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands mall
• The ArtScience museum
• Two large theatres
• A casino
• World class live entertainment
• Bars and nightclubs
• Famous restaurants
Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre offers more than 120,000 square metres of meeting space, making it one of the largest locations in Asia. It is also the largest MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) facility in Singapore, with the ability to host up to 11,000 delegates.
• The casino opened 27 April 2010
• The resort and SkyPark opened on 23 June 2010
• The official grand opening ceremony of the Marina Bay Sands complex took place on 17 February 2011
The main building contractor was Ssangyong Engineering and Construction. In Singapore Ssangyong has constructed projects such as Raffles City Complex, Suntec City Complex and W Singapore Sentosa Cove Hotel.
Ssangyong Engineering and Construction was also the main contractor for the seafront condominium called The Oceanfront @ Sentosa Cove.
CapitaLand’s headquarters building towering at 254 meters, Capital Tower, is also an important part of Ssangyong’s portfolio of completed Singaporian projects.
Published 5 May 2015
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