Dubai Multi Commodities Centre ( DMCC ), the Government of Dubai Authority with a mandate to establish Dubai as the global gateway for commodity trade and enterprise, has chosen the name “Burj 2020” for the world’s tallest commercial tower in honour of Dubai’s Expo 2020 win.
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...
Sculpted like a sand dune, the much-acclaimed UAE pavilion, which was rated as one of the most popular pavilions at the Shanghai World Expo, has added the immensely popular attraction – a model of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. Visitors to the UAE’s unique pavilion are mesmerised by the tall showcase displaying the eye-catching model, which was provided by the Burj Khalifa’s developer, Emaar Properties, the global property developer with significant presence in key international markets.
If Tom Cruise ever heard how the Burj Khalifa creaks when a storm hits the city, he would have worn his harness throughout the shoot of "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" in the building. Yes! the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai, sways and creaks like a rickety old ship, sailing in rough ocean waters.
The Kingdom Holding Company approved the plan to build the USD 30 billion Kingdom Tower in Jeddah the tallest building on Earth that will stand one mile high. The Kingdom Tower will be nearly double the height of the existing tallest building on the planet, the 2,717 foot Burj Khalifa in Dubai. It will be erected in Obhur just outside of the port city Jeddah.
Lewis joined Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) LLP in 1986, beginning his career at the New York City firm as a designer, and is today a director. The 75-year-old firm is known for designing many of the world’s tallest and most complex structures including the recently completed 160-floor Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the Dubai Metro, comprising the Red and Green lines, has posted high ridership rates last April, clocking 13,879,636 passengers, which compares well with the ridership recorded during the same period last year amounting to 11,298,414 riders.