Friday, 14 October 2016

At The Top Burj Khalifa [2016]




The Burj Khalifa (Arabic: "Khalifa Tower), known as the
Burj Dubai before its inauguration, is a megatall skyscraper in Dubai, United
Arab Emirates. It is the tallest structure in the world, standing at 829.8 m
Construction of the Burj Khalifa began in 2004, with the
exterior completed 5 years later in 2009. The primary structure is reinforced
concrete. The building was opened in 2010 as part of a new development called
Downtown Dubai.

Architectural style:          Neo-futurism
Location:              1
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates:      25°11′49.7″N
55°16′26.8″ECoordinates: 25°11′49.7″N 55°16′26.8″E
Construction started:     6
January 2004
Completed:        31
December 2009
Opened:              4
January 2010
Cost:      USD $ 1.5
billion
Height
Architectural:     828
m (2,717 ft)
Tip:         830.8 m
(2,726 ft)
Roof:     828 m (2,717
ft)
Top floor:            584.5
m (1,918 ft) (Level 154)
Observatory:     555.7
m (1,823 ft) (Level 148)
Technical details
Material:              glass,
steel, aluminium, reinforced concrete
Floor count:        154
usable floors plus 9 maintenance levels, 46 spire levels,[6] and 2 below-ground
parking levels
Floor area:          309,473
m2 (3,331,100 sq ft)


Lifts/elevators: 57 (55
single deck and 2 double deck), made by Otis Elevator Company

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