Skyscraper in United Arab Emirates


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 829.8 m. Wikipedia


Address: 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates


Height: 828 m, 830 m to tip CTBUH


Floors: 163


Construction started: September 21, 2004


Owner: Emaar Properties


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


Contractors: Laing O’Rourke, Turner Construction