Burj Khalifa by EMAAR

  1. The Burj Khalifa height is a staggering 828 meters (2716.5 feet) tall, soaring over Dubai. It’s three times as tall as the Eiffel Tower and nearly twice as tall as the Empire State Building

  2. One of the most mind blowing Burj Khalifa facts is how much the materials weigh. To put things in to perspective, the weight of the concrete is equivalent to 100,000 elephants. The total weight of aluminum used on the Burj Khalifa is equivalent to that of five A380 aircraft.

  3. The developer/owner of the tower is [Emaar] and its design architect is [Skidmore Owings & Merill] and architect of record is [Hyder Consulting]

  4. MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) engineer as well as structural engineer is [Skidmore Owings & Merill]

  5. [Turner Construction] was the project manager for Burj Khalifa while [Besix] [Arabtec] and [Samsung C&T Corporation] were its main contractors. [Dow Corning Corporation] supplied sealants for the tower while [Otis Elevator Company] supplied the elevators.

  6. According to the Emirati newspaper, Al Bayan, the price of an advertisement on the entire facade of Burj Khalifa for 3 minutes is 350 thousand dirhams, roughly over Rs 69 lakh



So informative! Thank you. :smiley:

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whooping amount they take…