Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Burj Dubai, World's Tallest Building, Now Open

The world's tallest building, rising up to 828 meters to touch the clouds, Burj Dubai, is now open for business!

Burj Dubai was opened today in a ceremony, celebrating the fourth anniversary of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum becoming Ruler of Dubai.

As Dubai struggles with the economic crisis, the 160-floor-skyscraper is seen as a window of opportunity to pick up things and attract more business.

Construction on Burj Dubai began back in 2004. It was developed by Emaar and constructed by Samsung Engineering & Construction.

The building will house 900 residences on floors 19 through 108. The observation deck is on Floor 124. Sky lobbies on Floors 43, 76 and 123 will have fitness facilities, swimming pools and Jacuzzis. It has a hotel designed by Giorgio Armani.

Source: telegraph
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Anonymous said...

Its called Burj Khalifa btw, its a long story, but that is the right terminology.

Manny Amadi said...

Dubai,s ruler Sheikh Mohammad turned a one-boat fishing village into a space-station of global consumerism

http://www.ehow.com/members/stevemar2-articles.html said...

That sure looks like an interesting place to visit.

Funztoo said...

One word..... AMAZING!!