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Saturday, September 09, 2006

Burj Dubai

The the worlds newest tallest building is about to be completed, looks amazing, should be safer than going to space to get a better view of earth


Key Data
Order year : 2003
Construction start : 2004
Project type : Mall, residential and retail facilities and world's tallest skyscraper
Location : Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Estimated investment : Dh800 million (mall, residential and retail facilities); Dh3.9 billion
Completion : 2006 (mall); 2007 (tower)
Retail space : 5 million square ft²
Shops : >1,000
Car parking 16,000 spaces

Key Players
Sponsor : EMAAR Properties PJSC
Lead contractors, designers, architects and engineers : DC Architects PTE Limited, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Bauer Spezialtiefbau, Middle East Foundations, Turner Construction Corporation, Grocon, Lerch, Bates and Associates Incorporated

burj dubai building
burj dubai skyscrapper, united arab emirates
This image is from BBC comparing the biggest buildings
building comparison
The inspiration for the tower comes from - a flower. The Hymenocallis is a plant widely cultivated in Dubai, India and around the region. It's harmonious structure is one of
the organizing principles for the design.

flower the hymenocallis


Amina said...

Burj Dubai is a really something unique, superordinary. It is a symbol of future.
Everything what human beings have learned throughout its evolution, Burj Dubai is a result of it.
Dubai property becomes more popular because of this human masterpiece. It has not ready yet, but it is enough to see how awesome the building will be.

Height blog said...

dubai look so rich than malaysia for me...hehehe

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