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Burj Khalifa in Dubai

162 floors
828.00 m
completed
2010

Object data change

name:
Burj Khalifa
Burdsch Chalifa
other name:
Burj Dubai
address:
1, Burj Dubai Boulevard
structural form:
supertall building
status:
completed
primary use:
residential
commercial office
hotel
secondary use:
restaurant
floors (above ground):
162 floors
architectural style:
modern
facade material:
stainless steel
facade system:
curtain wall
facade color:
silver
features:
reading room
internal safety rooms
swimming pool
rainwater recycling
double-decker elevators
exercise facility
outdoor observation deck
valet parking
skylobby
jacuzzi
smoking room
hospitality room
conference space
indoor observation floor
building maintenance unit
well known worldwide
perimeter form:
radial-lobed
frame material:
reinforced concrete
steel
foundation system:
pile foundation
roof form:
tapered roof
framing system:
buttressed core
height (tip):
829.95 m (2,722.93 ft)
height (architectural):
828.00 m (2,716.54 ft)
height (building mass):
828.00 m (2,716.54 ft)
height (roof):
778.10 m (2,552.82 ft)
height (main roof):
749.30 m (2,458.33 ft)
height (top floor):
584.50 m (1,917.65 ft)
height (observation deck):
452.10 m (1,483.27 ft)
height (observation floor):
452.10 m (1,483.27 ft)
gross floor area:
309,473.00 m² (3,331,139.52 ft²)
volume of poured concrete:
330,000.00 m³ (11,653,840.07 ft³)
weight of total rebar:
39,000.00 t
elevator speed (max):
10.00 m/s (0.55 ft/min)
freight elevator load (max):
5,500.00 kg
peak electric demand:
36,000.00 kW
number of elevators:
58
number of escalators:
8
number of parking spaces:
3000
number of piles:
192
construction costs:
1,500,000,000.00 US$

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Events change

2004-01: excavation begins
2004-03: foundation work begins
2009-10-01: facade installation completed
2011-03-28: climber scales the outside
2010-01: completion
2005-03: structure rises above base
2007-05: facade installation begins
2009-01: maximum height reached
2010-01-04: usage begins

Smart addresses

Burj Dubai Boulevard 1 (main address)

Weblinks change

official website - http://www.burjdubai.com
wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burj_Dubai
wikipedia - http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burdsch_Chalifa
ctbuh - http://www.skyscrapercenter.com/dubai/burj-khalifa/3
skyscraperpage - http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=7787
structurae - http://structurae.net/structures/data/index.cfm?id=s0016093
archiplanet - http://www.archiplanet.org/wiki/Burj_Dubai
openbuildings - http://openbuildings.com/buildings/burj-khalifa-profile-5313

Involved companies change

Armani Hotels
tenant
Macrocon Engineering Services Dubai (Dubai)
rebar manufacturer
Bauer Spezialtief GmbH (Schrobenhausen)
foundation company
LIN-TEC Engineering Ltd. (Hamm)
facility management
Far East Aluminium Works Company Limited (Hong Kong)
facade fabricator
CoxGomyl (Dubai)
facade maintenance system manufacturer
Besix (Brussels)
main contractor
Al Khatib Cracknell (Dubai)
landscape architect
Hyder Consulting Middle East Limited (Dubai)
environmental consultant
voestalpine Grobblech GmbH (Linz)
steel fabricator
Turner Construction Company (New York City)
general contractor
Meva Schalungs-Systeme GmbH (Haiterbach)
formwork manufacturer
Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc. (Guelph)
wind surveyor
Dorma GmbH + Co. KG (Ennepetal)
door manufacturer
Schmidlin AG HQ (Aesch)
facade fabricator
Lerch Bates, Inc. (Littleton)
elevator engineering
Turner Construction International (Dubai)
project management
Matrix Laboratory (Dubai)
geotechnical engineering
Universal Concrete Products (Dubai)
concrete mixer
Doka Industrie GmbH (Amstetten)
formwork manufacturer
Al Bakhit General Contracting (Dubai)
pump manufacturer
Österreichische Doka Schalungstechnik GmbH (Amstetten)
formwork manufacturer
Arab Technical Construction Co. (Dubai)
main contractor
Otis Elevator Company (Farmington)
elevator manufacturer
Guardian Industries Corp. (Auburn Hills)
glass fabricator
Depa Ltd. (Dubai)
interior fit-out
Samsung Construction Company (Seoul)
general contractor
RWDI Anemos Ltd. (Dunstable)
wind surveyor
Middle East Foundations Group L.L.C (Dubai)
foundation company
Mitsubishi Elevator and Escalator (Tokyo)
elevator manufacturer
Hirsch Bedner Associates (Atlanta)
interior designer
Hitachi Plant Engineering & Construction (Tokyo)
main contractor
Motorola Ltd. (Dubai)
communications engineering
Sendai Eversendai Engineering Group (Kuala Lumpur)
shell construction
EMAAR Properties (Dubai)
developer
PMK International (Dubai)
acoustics consultant
ETA M&E (Dubai)
MEP engineering
Hansgrohe AG (Schiltach)
bathroom furnishings manufacturer
NASA Multiplex (Dubai)
civil engineering
CBM Engineers (Houston)
structural engineering
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (Chicago)
architect
Al Abbar Aluminium (Dubai)
glass fabricator
Turner Construction Company (New York City)
general contractor
RNL Design (Denver)
master plan architect
Burj Khalifa in Dubai
As seen from the southwest - Photo: Nareg Karamanoukian

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