The 2020 Legend Awards consists of the most stunning buildings from around the world. The list consists of big names in architecture that push the boundaries with innovations of undeniable aesthetic.

The ME Dubai hotel at the Opus scores a 2020 Legend Award in the list of the world’s most stunning buildings. Departure Magazine hosts these awards.

About The ME Dubai hotel at the Opus

The Opus has a prime location in the Burj Khalifa District, adjacent to the Downtown Dubai and Business Bay on the Dubai Water Canal.

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Photo Courtesy: Laurian Ghinitoiu and Zaha Hadid Architects

The hotel has been open to the public since February 2020. The design is by the Zaha Hadid Architects for Omniyat.

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Photo Courtesy: Laurian Ghinitoiu and Zaha Hadid Architects

It consists of two towers that come together to take the shape of a cube. The connection of the towers is by a four-storey atrium that begins from the ground level. The hotel has 74 rooms and 19 suites apart from offices, restaurants and residencies.

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Photo Courtesy: Laurian Ghinitoiu and Zaha Hadid Architects

The 2020 Legend Awards

These awards aim to praise and honour architects and their projects that set a gold standard in the industry. These projects can achieve carbon neutrality or make use of recyclable materials.

The buildings that break-away from the conventional pillars of architecture become a part of the list.

The editor of Departure Magazine speaks of the list of buildings as life-size artworks. The buildings hold the same standard as a brilliant piece of art, a film of display of fashion.

The list also consists of Arctic Bath, Sweden; National Museum of Qatar, Doha; Rosewood, Bangkok; Ruby City, San Antonio; Under, Norway; The Shed, New York; Muzeum Susch, Switzerland; Mjøstårnet, Norway and The Twist Museum, Norway among others.

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