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Burj Khalifa Facts-Tallest Building In The World

Burj-KhalifaBurj khalifa facts says that it is the world tallest artificial building in the world.Burj Khalifa facts also says that it is standing at 829.8 m from ground to the sky.The another Burj Khalifa fact is that it takes 5 years to complete as it construction was started on January 2004 and completed on October 2009.

Burj Khalifa Facts For Tallest Architecture

Burj Khalifa facts says it is the tallest building in the world since 2010
Another facts says about cost for completion of Burj Khalifa is $ 1.5 billion.
Burj Khalifa facts on heights and floors
  • Its architectural height is 828 m.
  • Burj Khalifa facts on architectural height tip is 830 m.
  • Its roof is also at a height of 828 m.
  • Its top floor is at a height of 585 m.
  • Burj Khalifa facts for floor count is 163 floors and 46 maintenance level in the spire.
  • The total floor cover by Burj Khalifa – 309,473 sq metre.

Burj Khalifa contractor and constructor details

  • Burj Khalifa architect – Adrina Smith
  • Burj khalifa structural engineer – Bill baker
  • Burj Khalifa Developer – Emaar properties
  • Its main contractor are Samsung Engineering and Construction Company, Besix and Arabet.

Burj Khalifa facts on it building concept

Burj Khalifa facts says about its building concept is that it was designed for means of multi purpose.So it designed in such way that it comprises of 30,000 homes, nine hotels, 7.4 acres of Parkland.Mainly it targets at tourism because Dubai economies is high because of oil.So by targeting tourism they generates huge economy for their country which is really a good idea and decicion taken by their government.Jacqui Josephson, a tourism and VIP delegations executive at Nakheel properties says the Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al maktoum wanted to put Dubai on the Map with something really sensational.

Burj Khalifa facts on its design

The another Burj Khalifa facts on its design, which is designed by skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM), who also designed the Willis Tower situated in Chicago and the new One World Trade Centre in New York city.
The design of burj Khalifa is derived from patterning systems embodied in islamic architect.According to the Bill baker of SOM, the building’s design incorporates cultural and historical elements such as The Spiral Minaret.By this Y shape plan is ideal for residential and hotel.
Burj Khalifa facts on its features
It contains many features and some of them which really delight us are
  • The Dubai Fountain – It is illuminated by 6,600 lights and 50 couloured projectors.It is 275m long and shoots water 150m into the air.
  • Observation Deck – On 124th floor it has an observatory deck at a height of 452 m.It the world highest deck and highest outdoor observation deck when it was opened.
  • Burj khalifa Park – Burj khalifa facts on its parks says that it is surrounded by 27 acres.It is designed by landscape architects SWA Group.This park designed is also inspired by the core design of Burj Khalifa which is based on symmetries of the desert flower, Hymenocallis.
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