Samsung takes over Dubai’s Burj Khalifa to promote Galaxy S9

The company became the first tech brand to be represented on the building in an LED display. There was also a chance for consumers to experience the different features of...

New world record for fastest lift

It may well be the tallest building on the planet, but the Burj Khalifa can no longer boast the fastest lifts in the world. That record has now been clinched by the new 1 080 metre/minute lift in the 212.75-metre-high G1 Tower being built by Hitachi in Hitachinaka City, Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan. This will also be the tallest lift research facility in the world.

Dubai Design Week: animating the LED facade of world’s tallest tower

On the occasion of dubai design week 2016, designer yusuke murakami and tangent design and invention, both based in the city of london, have been invited to collaborate and create...

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Otis GM Sebi Joseph talks about the company's long involvement in the region, from 1967 in Abu Dhabi, culminating with the iconic Burj Khalifa. Otis Elevator Company is represented directly in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

So, how DO you clean windows on the world’s tallest building?

Soaring 2,717ft into the air above Dubai and with 1,292,500 sq ft of glass to keep spic and span, the £1billion Burj Khalifa presented a unique problem for maintenance teams. Dale Harding, the general manager of window cleaning company Cox Gomyl, said the firm installed £5million of hi-tech equipment, including unique window-cleaning carousels which they designed, to ensure the Burj Khalifa looks its best.

New Year’s fireworks 2017: Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai

Guides can confirm that the Burj Khalifa fireworks display, which has become one of the most watched spectacles on the planet, will begin at the stroke of midnight on...

Mapei appoints Emirates Ceramic as its fifth reseller in UAE

The company has been involved in some of the most challenging construction projects in the region, including the Armani hotel in Burj Khalifa, Qasr El Sarab resort, Atlantis Hotel on Palm Jumeirah, the Emirates Palace Hotel, Burj Al Arab, and Dubai International Airport's Terminals 1, 2 and 3.

Damac to release new luxury hotel apartment units in Dubai

Damac Properties has announced the new release of units in Damac Maison Privé, waterfront hotel apartments in the Burj area with direct views of Business Bay’s marina. The developer said...

Cambodia aims high with skyscraper

If the project goes ahead, it would top the Taipei 101 Tower, the Shanghai World Financial Centre and Kuala Lumpur's Petronas Towers – the world's three tallest buildings after the 828m Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

Iraq’s Bride Tower aims to top Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower

Iraq's southern Basra Province is planning to build a 1,152 metre "mega tall" skyscraper which will be taller than Dubai's Burj Khalifa, currently the tallest building in the world, and the under-construction 1km Kingdom Tower in Jeddah.

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Samsung takes over Dubai’s Burj Khalifa to promote Galaxy S9

The company became the first tech brand to be represented on the building in an LED display. There was also a chance for consumers to...