Hundreds of architects, engineers and consultants packed out Dubai’s Park Hyatt last night for the third annual Middle East Architect awards. Projects from Saudi Arabia to Libya scooped awards, with Dubai’s Burj Khalifa winning project of the year and local firm X Architects winning both Best Boutique Firm and Best Principal, jointly awarded to founders Ahmed Al Ali and Farid Esmaeil.
Malott also gave an example of what wouldn’t be built in China: “One Kilometer Tower,” a proposed supertall building that would be the first to reach 1,000 meters (3,281 feet). By comparison, the world’s highest building, recently completed Burj Khalifa in Dubai, tops out at a mere 828 meters (2,716 feet).
The project engineer for the world's tallest building plans to give a presentation at Georgia Southern University. Larry Novak, director of engineered buildings for the Portland Cement Association, played a key role in the construction of the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai.
A new Russian helicopter could put out a fire at the top of the 163-story Burj Khalifa – the tallest building in the world at 828 metres – when the complexities of high altitude make using traditional fire-fighting techniques impossible, a Russian Helicopters official told the High-Rise Aerial Firefighting & Rescue conference at Dubai Helishow 2012.
Building the Burj Khalifa was a feat that took five years, but Jordanian bakers catering to Syrian refugees that have flooded the region are reaching three times that height — every day.
It beat off Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, at a ceremony organised by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). Broadcasting Place, on Woodhouse Lane, was shortlisted for the award after being voted Europe's best tall building by the CTBUH in June.
At the Top, Burj Khailfa expanded its front area by three times its original size to host hundreds of visitors conveniently at any point in time. Introducing the all-new digital...
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.
Dubai Municipality will be launching a new intelligent telephone project called "iDubai," which will be available on iPhones and Black Berries very soon, reports Emirates News Agency, WAM, Monday. For example, if one goes to the hotels category and type Burj Khalifa, the address, telephone numbers, photos and map of Burj Khalifa will be shown on the screen. The information about the hotels will contain all details such as the number of rooms, rates, facilities and other related things.