The number of roles of the Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, and it is the tallest building in the world, with a height of approximately 828 meters. The year 2004 AD, was completed in the year 2009 AD, and the cost of its establishment amounted to about 1.5 billion USD.
During the construction, the tower was named after the Burj Dubai, and it was formally named after the Burj Khalifa in honor of the ruler of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and it was opened on the fourth of November of the year 2010 AD despite the incomplete internal parts of it at that time, and contains Burj Khalifa has a luxury hotel, suites, apartments, and offices, and it is worth noting that the number of underground car parks reached 3000, and the number of elevators in the tower reached 54 elevators at a speed of 65 km per hour.
Designed by Burj Khalifa
The Burj Khalifa was designed by the Chicago-based architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merril, and Adrian Smith worked as an architect and William Baker as a structural engineer. The engineers have drawn a typical outline of the building, where it is based on a central hexagonal core, and out of it Three Y-struts to reduce wind strength, it is worth noting that the design of the tower is inspired by the shape of the local heimenocalis or desert flower, and 31,400 tons of steel bars were used in its structure, and the tower’s outer surface is covered with reflective glass panels, aluminum , The panels are made of stainless steel A, in addition to the design of Burj Khalifa is derived from decoration models of Islamic architecture.