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Burje-khalifa

  1. 1. General information
  2. 2. Technical details • Floor counts : 163 floors plus 46 maintenance levels in the spire and 2 parking levels in the basement • Floor area : 309,473 m2 ( 3,331,100 sq ft )
  3. 3. Burj Khalifa • Known as Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the tallest man-made structure in the world at 829.8 m (2,722 ft) • Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009.the building officially opened on 4 January 2010, and is part of the new 2 km2 (490 acre ) development called Downtown Dubai.
  4. 4. • Burj Khalifa can accommodate up to 35,000 people at any one time. A total of 57 elevators and 8 escalators are installed. The elevators have capacity of 12 to 14 people per cabin, the fastest rising and descending at up to 10 m/s (33 ft/s) for double deck elevators. However, the world fastest single-deck elevator still belongs to Taipei 101 at 16.83 m/s (55.2 ft/s).The double deck elevators are equipped with entertainment features such as LCD displays to serve visitors during their travel to the observation deck. The building has 2,909 stairs from the ground to the 160th floor.
  5. 5. Design and construction • Architect : Adrian smith • Structural engineer : bill baker
  6. 6. Construction • The tower was constructed by Samsung Engineering & construction Company of South Korea, which also did work on the Petronas Twin Towers and Taipei 101. Samsung Engineering & construction built the tower in a joint venture with Besix from Belgium and Arabtec from UAE.
  7. 7. Records • Tallest existing structure : 829.8 m ( 2,722 ft ) • Tallest structure ever built : 829.8 m ( 2,722 ft) • Tallest freestanding structure : 829.8 m ( 2,722 ft) • Building with the most floors : 163 • building with world’s highest occupied floor • World’s highest elevator installation • World’s longest travel distance elevators : 504 m • World’s tallest structure that includes residential space
  8. 8. Records • World’s highest installation of an aluminum and glass facade : 512 m
  9. 9. Record • World’s highest nightclub : 144th floor
  10. 10. Record • World’s highest restaurant (At.mosphere) : 122nd floor at 442 m
  11. 11. Record • Word’s highest New Year display of fireworks.
  12. 12. Record • World’s second highest swimming poll : 76th floor (worlds highest swimming pool is located on 118th floor of Ritz-Carlton hotel at International commerce center, Hong Kong).
  13. 13. Record • Highest vertical concrete pumping (for a building): 606 m (1,988 ft) • (previously Taipei 101 449.2 m (1,474 ft))
  14. 14. Thank you 

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