AMMAN RONTANA HOTEL (COMPLETED)
Location: Amman, Jordan
Mission: Architectural director
Area: 48 000 m²
Client: Emirates Tourism Investment Company
Lead consultant: Architecture-Studio
Partners: Setec TPI, Setec Batîment, T/E/S/S
Budget: 112 M USD
Project Type: Private
Status: Completed in 2017
This ambitious 50 storey high rise building is located in the center of the main axe of new down town called “Abdali” in Amman. The project is under construction Jae Young CHOI has been working on this project since 2008, schematic design phase as project director.
This tower is a landmark in the Jordanian capital. It forms a coherent whole together with two planned office towers, while displaying a unique form.
The cylindrical volume of this welcoming hotel is built on the Amphitheater square. The tower emerges from a glazed volume whose height harmonizes with the surrounding low buildings. Thanks to this transparent volume, views on the new district can be enjoyed from the lounge, the cafe or the restaurants.