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Burj Khalifa, Skyscraper in Dubai

Description: The Burj Khalifa is a megatall skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

History: With a total height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft) and a roof height (excluding antenna, but including a 244 m spire) of 828 m (2,717 ft), the Burj Khalifa has been the tallest structure and building in the world since its topping out in 2009.

Culture: The design of the Burj Khalifa is derived from patterning systems embodied in Islamic architecture.

Practical: The tower's architecture and engineering were performed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill of Chicago.

Did you know ?: The Burj Khalifa's construction made extensive use of prefabrication techniques, which allowed for faster, more precise assembly.

Location: Dubai

Inception: 2010

Architects: Adrian Smith, Marshall Strabala, George J. Efstathiou, William F. Baker, Skidmore Owings Merrill

Official opening: January 4, 2010

Architectural style: high-tech architecture

Floors above the ground: 163

Floors below the ground: 1

Elevators: 58

Height: 828 m

Accessibility: Wheelchair limited access

Material: reinforced concrete, steel, aluminium, glass

Address: 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard

Email: Info@atthetop.ae

Website: burjkhalifa.ae

Sources: Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap

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