The number of roles of the Burj Khalifa

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Burj Khalifa

The Burj Khalifa is the tallest human-built building in the world after the Tayeh Tower in Taiwan, which is a skyscraper located in the United Arab Emirates, with a height of eight hundred and twenty eight meters, and it consists of one hundred and eighty floors, with a total area of ​​4,000,000 square meters, was built in the Emirate of Dubai in 2004 AD, construction continued for a period of five years, and the external structure was completed in 2010 AD, and it was officially opened on January 4, 2010 AD, to announce that Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the change of his name from the Burj Dubai to the name of Sheikh Khalifa Caliph Rashid bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in honor of his unlimited efforts and support, as it was based on my design The Sikdmore Owings and Merrill (som) company that designed the Wells Tower in Chicago. As for the architectural engineering supervision, Hayder Investments was chosen in cooperation with the NORR International Consulting Group Ltd., and it cost about 1.4 billion USD.

Burj Khalifa in numbers

Burj Khalifa contains the following facilities:

  • It has 180 floors, but the upper floors are uninhabited, and human use is concentrated until the 160th floor.
  • It has 160 luxurious rooms and suites of high standard and superior service.
  • The tower is a vertical city with 12 thousand people.
  • It has 49 floors allotted for offices.
  • The number of elevators has 57 elevators.
  • It has 3000 parking spaces.
  • The area of ​​the surrounding gardens is 19 hectares.
  • 605 A world record reached by the cement pumping process.
  • The distance to the elevator is 504 m. World record.
  • The number of apartments in the tower 1044.
  • The load capacity for the elevator is 5500 kg.

The characteristics of the Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is characterized by unique features being the tallest skyscraper in the world, and from this distinction it includes the highest mosque in the world and the highest restaurant and also includes the highest open balcony where the public can be present as well as the highest swimming pool and the tower is considered as a major center for New Year’s celebrations every year Where the fabulous fireworks start with a dance for the Dubai Fountain, and the tower derives the style of Islamic architecture, as it includes historical and cultural elements, especially in the area represented by the minaret of the vortex, which rises slender to the top, and the facades are designed to withstand the extreme temperature in Dubai summer, so use M 142000 m 2 of reflective glass, aluminum, stainless steel, and took the weather into account factors, have been brought more than 300 specialists from China for the processing of the cladding of the tower, the daily use of water in the tower has reached 946 000 liters ..


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