Dubai Police deny reports of Burj Khalifa fire

Police denied reports about a fire breaking out at the Burj Khalifa on Saturday night. Police termed it a rumour, a "Blackberry story". The rumour spread like wild fire on social-networking websites with many users posting pictures of what appears like bright light on one side of Burj Khalifa.

China’s Sky City building to go 10 meter higher than Dubai’s Burj Khalifa

Source: As recently as July 1, cattle apparently grazed in the fields intended for the world's tallest skyscraper in the rural outskirts of Changsha in China's Hunan province. That...

Hyundai, Hitachi seek fast lift speeds to take on Otis

"They want to get into the big boys' playground," said James Fortune, an elevator consultant who has advised architects on some of the world's tallest buildings, including the current record holder, Dubai's Burj Khalifa.

SOM’s Burj Khalifa immortalised in Lego

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa has become the latest building available via the Lego Architecture series. The Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed tower, officially the world’s tallest building, has been reproduced in Lego bricks by Adam Reed Tucker.

Japan’s newest skyscraper uses technology intended to protect against quakes

A Tokyo developer took visitors up the world’s tallest freestanding broadcast structure on Tuesday, a 634-meter (2,080-foot) tower with special technology meant to withstand earthquakes that often strike Japan. The Tokyo Skytree is the world’s second-tallest structure behind the 828-meter (2,717-foot) Burj Khalifa in Dubai, according to owner Tobu Tower Skytree Co.

Bank to build $140m head office

The leased space will have a capacity for about 1,250 staff and will include a state-of-the-art trading floor. "The move to Downtown Dubai area will allow us to accommodate our growing workforce to support business growth across the UAE. The building is being developed by Gulf Resources Development and Investment LLC (GRDI).

Week-long celebrations as Burj Khalifa marks its 4th anniversary

The Burj Khalifa will mark its fourth anniversary with celebrations beginning on Saturday. The world’s tallest building – a UAE and global landmark – will offer a week of special events.

LG launches ‘largest’ full LED 3D TV

LG Electronics (LG), a global technology innovator in consumer electronics, has launched its 72-inch full LED 3D TV, the world’s largest at 59 inches wide and 40 inches tall. The launch of the LZ9700 took place at The Address Downtown Hotel in Dubai. With full HD resolution on an LED display, the LZ9700 delivers pictures as large and colourful as paintings at an art gallery, a statement said.

Creative Licence

It started as a design concept. When Montreal-based gsmprjct was hired to conceive and construct the multimedia elements for the viewing platform of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, it seized on the idea of installing state-of-the-art LCD touchscreen telescopes. But there was a hitch: No such device existed.

Record-breaking Time Out Dubai measures in at 828m. Get your copy while you can

Time Out Dubai’s commemorative Burj Khalifa edition is on sale now. To mark the occasion of the opening of the world’s tallest building.Time Out has created the world’s tallest magazine.

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