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Burj Khalifa is the largest tower in the world

The Burj Khalifa is considered in the United Arab Emirates the tallest man-made structure in the world, which is approximately 829 m above the ground, and was built of steel and concrete, and includes about 30 thousand housing units, an artificial lake of 121,405 m 2, and a car park of 28,328 m 2, and nine Ten residential towers, nine hotels and a shopping center, and also has the fastest elevator in the world.

Designed by Burj Khalifa

Engineer William Baker worked as a structural engineer in the construction of the tower, and the tower was designed by the American architect Adrian Smith of “Skidmore, Owings & Merrill” company, which derives its design from a local flower, and the external facade of it was covered with reflective glass with aluminum, and panels made of steel Stainless steel, and the tower also contains models drawn from Islamic architecture.

The opening of the Burj Khalifa

The construction of the tower started in the year 2004 AD, and was completed in the year 2009 AD, while its opening was in the year 2010 AD, and when it opened in January, the Burj Khalifa overtook the Taipei 101 building located in the city of Taipei in the state of Taiwan, which was considered the tallest building in the world, and destroyed The United Arab Emirates has many records; it has the tallest existing building in the world, the highest inhabited floor in the world, and the highest outdoor observation deck.

The name Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa was called during the establishment of the Burj Dubai, then Burj Khalifa was officially called in honor of the President of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and in general, the building would not have come without the unique vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler Dubai.

A unique experience in Burj Khalifa

Alan Robert climbed the Burj Khalifa building in six hours in 2011, and although Robert was climbing tall buildings without safety equipment, he was forced to use a rope and a belt in compliance with UAE safety laws, and the building was also used as a site for “BASE Jumping” by licensed and non-licensed players. Licensed; to break world records.

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