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In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

ME Dubai is the first ME by Melia hotel in the Middle East and is the only hotel in the world to be designed both inside and out by the late Zaha Hadid.

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Designed by late Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid and operated by Meliá Hotels International, ME Dubai hotel is accepting bookings from March 1. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

The hotel is located in The Opus by Omniyat building, in the heart of the Burj Khalifa district in Dubai.  Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

The ME Dubai stands out as a legacy project, as it is the first and last hotel with both its exterior and interior designed by the late architect.  Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Featuring 74 rooms and 19 suites including the assion Suite, Personality Suite, the Vibe Room, and the ME Suite, the hotel is resemblant of the pioneer's futuristic architectural approach, characterised by curves, sharp angles, and bold materials in architecture. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

The Opus spans over 185,806.08m2 comprising two separate towers that connect in the form of a cube and featuring a ‘carved’ central void, which appears to hover above the ground. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

ME Dubai also features a spacious pool and wet deck overlooking the Dubai skyline in addition to a 7,000m2 gym and spa. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

The Opus will also house 15 restaurants, a rooftop bar and 56,000 sq. ft. of office space. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Operated by Melia Hotels International, one of the world’s leading hoteliers with more than 350 hotels in 39 countries, ‘ME by Melia’ hotels are defined by their progressive, design-driven approach. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai.  Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai. Image: ITP Media Group

In pictures: Look inside Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai

Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai. Image: ITP Media Group