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Burj Khalifa – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Building: Burj Khalifa (formerly Burj Dubai)
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.)
Status: Completed end of 2009
Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (S.O.M.)
Stuctural Engineer: SOM (Bill Baker and Ahmad Abdelrazaq)
Built by: Turner, Samsung, Besix, Arabtec, Grocon, Bauer AG, Middle East Foundations, Otis, Lerch Bates, Schmidlin, Al Naboodah, Laing O’Rourke

AE Interests: skyscraper, currently (2013) the world’s tallest building at 2,717 feet (818 meters). Conceptually designed as a giant cantilever. Concrete core, 3 primary concrete flanges, with stepping masses around the core (spiraling toward the top).  `

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burj_dubai

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Written by Gregory Brooks

August 30, 2009 at 12:15 pm

Posted in Built

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