Burj Khalifa, known as Burj Dubai before its inauguration, is a megatall skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the tallest artificial structure in the world, standing at 829.8 m (2,722 ft).
Construction of Burj Khalifa began in 2004, with the exterior completed in 2009. The primary structure is reinforced concrete. The building was opened in 2010, as part of the new development called Downtown Dubai.
Name: Burj Khalifa
Country: United Arab Emirates
Height: 829.8 m (2,722 ft)
Use: Mixed use (communication, hotel, observation, office, residential, retail)
Construction time: 6 years (2004 - 2010)
Construction Types: Highrise
Materials: Glass, Steel, Aluminium, Concrete
Cost: 1.5 billion US$
Architect: Adrian Smith
Floor Area: 517,240 m² (3,331,100 sq ft)
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