Burj Dubai Tower Picture

Burj Dubai Tower picture....




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Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai Photo by Kari

Burj Dubai Tower is a super tall skyscraper under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 818 m (2,684 ft).

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Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai Photo by Kari

Construction began on 21 September 2004, and the tower is expected to be completed and ready for occupancy on 4 January 2010.

Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai
Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai Burj Dubai Tower Picture by Kari

The building is part of the 2 km2 (0.8 sq mi) flagship development called "Downtown Burj Dubai" at the "First Interchange" along Sheikh Zayed Road, near Dubai's main business district.

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Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai Photo by Kari

The tower's architect is Adrian Smith, who worked with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) until 2006. The Chicago-based architecture and engineering firm SOM is in charge of the project.[

Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai
Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai Photo by Kari

The primary builder is South Korean Samsung Engineering & Construction, who also built the Taipei 101 and Petronas Twin Towers.

Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai
Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai Photo by Kari

Turner Construction Company was chosen as the construction manager.

Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai
Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai Photo by Kari

The total budget for the Burj Dubai project is about US$4.1 billion, and for the entire new "Downtown Dubai", US$20 billion.

Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai
Burj Dubai Tallest Building Dubai Photo by Kari

Mohamed Ali Alabbar, the CEO of Emaar Properties, speaking at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 8th World Congress, said that the price of office space at Burj Dubai had reached US$4,000 per sq ft (over US$43,000 per m2) and that the Armani Residences, also in Burj Dubai, were selling for US$3,500 per sq ft (over US$37,500 per m2).

Enjoy Kari's short video clip (above) of the world's tallest building.

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