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Burj Khalifa
The Burj Khalifa (also called Burj Dubai) is the tallest building in the world. This skyscraper is in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) and is 829.8 m (2,722 ft) high. It was built 2010 and has 163 floors. The building is used as communication, hotel, observation, office, residential and retail. 6 years was the construction time of the building, that means 2004 to 2010.

Description

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.

Information

Name: Burj Khalifa

City: Dubai

Country: United Arab Emirates

Height: 829.8 m (2,722 ft)

Status: Built

Built: 2010

Floors: 163

Use: Mixed use (communication, hotel, observation, office, residential, retail)

Construction time: 6 years (2004 - 2010)

Construction Types: Highrise

Materials: Glass, Steel, Aluminium, Concrete

Elevators: 57

Cost: 1.5 billion US$

Architect: Adrian Smith

Floor Area: 517,240 m² (3,331,100 sq ft)

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