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Palacio de la Bahia

Palacio de la Bahia Hotel & Tower
General information
Status Uncertain
Type Mixed-use[1]
Location Balboa, Ave. México, 29 Este y 30 Este, The Exposition
Panama City
Cost USD $200 million[1]
Height
Roof 353 metres (1,158 ft)[1]
Technical details
Floor count 93[1]
Design and construction
Architect López Piñeiro Arquitectos, Bermello, Ajamil & Partners[1]
Developer Grupo Olloqui[1]

The Palacio de la Bahia Hotel & Tower in English, is a 353 m (1,158 ft) tall supertall skyscraper with 97 floors[A] planned for construction at Ave. Balboa, Ave. México, 29 Este y 30 Este, The Exposition in Panama City, Panama.[1]

Construction

Construction began on July 28, 2006 and it was expected to be completed in 2009. The project was temporarily canceled but it is under construction once again under the supervision of the architectural firm López Piñeiro Arquitectos. It will be the tallest building of Panama and Latin America. Palacio de la Bahía was originally designed by architect Jesús Díaz. The construction cost of Palacio de la Bahia is expected to be USD $200 million.[1]

Features

The Palacio de la Bahia Hotel & Tower will have a mixed style expression of modern design with classical elements such as Jonical and Corinthian capitals, Venetian mosaics, Spanish fountains and great areas covered with mirrors.[1]

It was planned to have a 36 m (118 ft) high atrium with cascades and hanging gardens inspired by the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.[1]



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