Burj Khalifa Skyscaper, Dubai(دبي) image (Tower of Burj Khalifa former Burj Dubai tower)
Google Earth view image of Burj Khalifa (برج سكيسكابير برج خليفة), created from Google earth map embedded below.
Google Earth view image of Burj Dubai, created from Google earth map embedded below.
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the burj dubai skyscraper building officially opened on 4 January 2010. The building is part of the 2 km2 (0.8 sq mi) development called "Downtown Burj Dubai" at the "First Interchange" along Sheikh Zayed Road at Financial Centre Road (previously known as Doha Street). The height of burj in dubai is over 828 metres. Has following records too.
• Tallest building in the world
• Tallest free-standing structure in the world
• Highest number of stories in the world
• Highest occupied floor in the world
• Highest outdoor observation deck in the world
• Elevator with the longest travel distance in the world
• Tallest service elevator in the world
Google Earth 3d view/aerial satellite map view/hybrid satellite maps/road map of Burj Khalifa Skyscaper,Dubai - United Arab Emirates(الامارات العربية المتحدة)
Quick facts about Burj Dubai(برج سكيسكابير برج خليفة)
Groundbreaking:21 September 2004
exterior of the structure completion: 1 October 2009
Opened: 4th January 2010
Use:for Office, hotel, and residential
Height:818 m (2,684 ft)
Floor count:162 habitable floors
Floor area:334,000 m2
Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Structural Engineer: Bill Baker at SOM
Total cost for the project: about US$1.5 billion
Tallest skyscraper (to top of spire): 829.84 m (2,723 ft) (previously Taipei 101 – 509.2 m/1,671 ft)
Tallest skyscraper to top of antenna: 829.84 m (2,723 ft) (previously the Willis Tower – 527 m/1,729 ft)
Tallest structure ever built: 829.84 m (2,723 ft) (previously Warsaw radio mast – 646.38 m/2,121 ft)
Tallest extant structure: 829.84 m (2,723 ft) (previously KVLY-TV mast – 628.8 m/2,063 ft)
Tallest freestanding structure: 829.84 m (2,723 ft) (previously CN Tower – 553.3 m/1,815 ft)
Building with most floors: 160 (previously Willis Tower – 108)
Building with world's highest occupied floor
World's highest elevator installation (situated inside a rod at the very top of the building)
World's fastest elevators: 64 km/h (40 mph) or 18 m/s (59 ft/s)(previously Taipei 101 – 16.83 m/s)
Highest vertical concrete pumping (for a building): 606 m (1,988 ft) (previously Taipei 101 – 449.2 m/1,474 ft)
First world's tallest structure in history to include residential space
World's highest outdoor observation deck: 124th floor at 452 m (1,483 ft)
World's highest installation of an aluminium and glass facade: 512 m (1,680 ft)
World’s highest mosque: 158th floor
World's highest nightclub: 144th floor
World's highest restaurant (At.mosphere): 122nd floor at 442 m (1,450 ft) (previously 360, at a height of 350 m/1,148 ft in CN Tower)
World's highest New Year display of fireworks.
World's second highest swimming pool: 76th floor (world's highest swimming pool is located on 108th floor of Ritz-Carlton Hotel at International Commerce Centre, Hong-Kong).
Images of Burj Khalifa etc
* Burj Khalifa tower aerial view
* The Dubai Mall : United Arab Emirates : The largest shopping mall in the world, based on total area size
* Spiderman climbing on Burj Al Khalifa tower * Images courtesy Flickr.com and its vibrant members
Burj Khalifa Videos from Youtube
WORLD RECORD BASE JUMP BURJ KHALIFA
01/05/2010 NASSER AL-NEYADI & OMAR ALHEGELAN
From the top of the Burj Khalifa's spire 828 m (aka Burj Dubai) video , 31 December 2009
Incredible Footage From The Top Of The World's Tallest Building , On the top of the Burj Khalifa's spire 828 m (aka Burj Dubai) video by Imre Solt , 31 December 2009 Video from the top of the spire of Burj Khalifa , the tallest man-made structure ever built, 828 m. CoxGomyl is now commissioning the final systems on the higest building in the world the 818 Meter Burj Dubai. ( www.coxgomyl.com ) A total of 18 machines have been delivered to the building and the higest operating BMU in the world working at 715 meters Fact Sheet - Burj Dubai Currently the worlds tallest building and tallest man-made structure, Burj Dubai is at the centre of Downtown Burj Dubai, the flagship mega-project of Emaar Properties in Dubai. The final height of the tower will be revealed on its completion in 2009. With a development value of over US$1 billion, Burj Dubai, when completed, will fulfil all the criteria of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), which ranks the worlds tallest buildings on the basis of spire height, the highest occupied floor, roof height and pinnacle height. At a current height of over 800 metres (2625 ft), Burj Dubai has now also scaled over 160 levels, the most number of storeys in any building in the world. Burj Dubai has already surpassed the height of the KVLY-TV mast in North Dakota, USA - 628.8 metres (2063 ft), which held the distinction of being the worlds tallest man-made structure. Burj Dubai is taller than Taipei 101 in Taiwan, which at 508 ...
Dubai Renames World's Tallest Tower Burj Khalifa
Dubai has unveiled the world's tallest skyscraper in an extravagant multimedia and fireworks display. The 828-meter tall building was renamed Burj Khalifa on Monday, after the UAE president. (04 January 2010)
Burj Dubai / Burj Khalifa FULL Opening Ceremony & Inauguration - Part 1 of 3 [HD]
This is a recording of the FULL Opening Ceremony and inauguration of Burj Khalifa (formerly known as Burj Dubai), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is currently the only full recording on YouTube. The opening ceremony on January 4th, 2010 was dubbed as the most technologically advanced show, featuring fireworks, laser lights, a dancing fountain (known as the Dubai Fountain) a Jumbotron (mega sized TV), all synchronized to dramatic music. Please RATE, COMMENT, FAVORITE and SHARE. Link to Part 2: bit.ly Link to Part 3: bit.ly Burj Dubai / Khalifa Website: www.burjdubai.com At The Top Burj Dubai Khalifa Experience: www.burjdubai.com BURJ KHALIFA FACTS: Final Height: 828 meters (to spire) Total Floor Count: 206 floors Usable Floor Count: 160 floors Cost: $1.5 billion Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates GroundbreakingL 21 September 2004 Completion: October 2009 Opening: 4 January 2010 Use: Mixed-use (residential + commercial) BURJ KHALIFA WORLD RECORS: Tallest skyscraper to top of spire Tallest structure ever built Tallest extant structure Tallest freestanding structure Building with most floors World's highest elevator installation World's fastest elevators (64 km/h or 18 m/s) Highest vertical concrete pumping World's highest observation deck (indoor/outdoors) World's highest mosque (158th floor) World's highest swimming pool (76th floor) and more...
Burj Dubai Khalifa Fountain 'Time to Say Goodbye'
Burj Dubai / Burj Khalifa Fountain. 'Time to Say Goodbye' by Sarah Brightman and Andrea Bocelli ('Con Te Partiro'). View from the Dubai Mall. Burj Khalifa officialy opened January 4, 2010. For those posting complaints abt UAE not helping with drinking water to third world countries - this is not drinkable water. Most of it is a condencate from air conditioning system. Dubai does provide help to third world countries via separate means. For those complaining about similarity to Bellagio fountains - while those are as beautiful, both systems were manufactured by Wet Design, same company, please contact them directly to discuss their business model, ie selling what they do to whoever orders it. Finally, MGM Mirage who owes the Bellagio is partially owed by Arabs.
Burj Khalifa (Burj Dubai) Construction - Animation - UAE
Burj Khalifa Burj Dubai Construction - Animation - UAE www.burjdubaiskyscraper.com www.burjdubai.com news.bbc.co.uk Dubai to build Worlds Tallest Tower - EMAAR Properties PJSC, the leading real-estate company in the region, announced on February 24, 2003 that it is to construct the worlds tallest tower and set ... Dubai to build Worlds Tallest Tower - EMAAR Properties PJSC, the leading real-estate company in the region, announced on February 24, 2003 that it is to construct the worlds tallest tower and set yet another record for the fast growing Emirate of Dubai Burj Khalifa "Khalifa Tower" along known as Burj Dubai â€” Arabic for "Dubai Tower" â€”rises 2717 feet (828 meters) from the desert. The $1.5 billion "vertical city" Monday January 04th 2010, officially inaugurated the centerpiece of its decade-long construction boom, with the surprise revelation that the world-beating 168-story skyscraper - A new symbol of the city's economic excess - was even bigger than previously thought. " Six years in the making, and now 319 meters higher than previous skyscraping record-holder Taipei 101, Dubai's newest edifice commands dizzying views of the ambitious building program that has transformed the emirate.
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Tom Cruise Mission Impossible 4. Shoots Stunt Scenes At observation deck Burj Khalifa In Dubai
Burj Khalifa Inauguration in Dubai - 4 January 2010
The official inauguration of the world's tallest building in Dubai by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum: Burj Khalifa
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