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Burj Khalifa – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Posted in Built by Gregory Brooks on August 30, 2009

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Building: Burj Khalifa (formerly Burj Dubai)
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.)
Completed: 2009
Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM)
Stuctural Engineer: SOM (Bill Baker and Ahmad Abdelrazaq)
Interior Design: SOM
General Contractor: Samsung Corporation / Dubai Contracting Company LLC
Construction Manager: Turner International
Acoustical / Audio Visual / Telecommunications: Pelton Marsh Kinsella
Facade Maintenance: Lerch, Bates & Associates Inc., Facade Access Consulting, Citadel Consulting
Geotechnical: Hyder International
Landscape: Cracknell Landscape Design LLC
Lighting: Fisher Marantz Stone
Wind Engineering: RWDI Inc.

AE Interests: skyscraper, currently (2020) 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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