Cosmopolitan Hotel & Resort will include two towers of blue glass with a height of almost 200 m, which will contain both apartments and hotel rooms, as well as a podium, where a casino with an area of 7,000 sq. M. Is planned. m, 28,000 sq. m of shops and restaurants, a fitness center (4.5 thousand sq. m.) and several swimming pools on an area of 2 hectares.
Unlike the huge buildings traditional for Las Vegas, the new skyscrapers will be distinguished by emphasized verticalism and restraint: according to the architect Bernardo Fort-Brescia, he was guided not by the eclectic "style" prevailing in the city, but by similar buildings in Paris and New York. He also strove to make the complex as transparent and open as possible to the outer space; this is especially true for the lower public sector.
The hotel and casino will be operated by the Hyatt Corporation, whose owners are sponsoring the Pritzker Prize. The first phase of the project should be completed in 2008. It is also worth noting that the Arcitectonica building will appear next to the MGM Mirage casino and hotel complex, the project of which, presented in September this year, is the fruit of the joint work of Raphael Vignoli, Norman Foster, Cesar Pelly and Cohn, Pedersen, Fox ".