Kingdom Tower to top reigning champ Burj Khalifa by 173m

The US-headquartered architectural practice Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) has revealed the design for the Kingdom Tower, which is to be the world’s tallest building at 1 kilometre height.

Property bucking the trend in Dubai

Dubai home prices were down 8.2 per cent from March last year, the property firm reported. But prices have increased 2.1 per cent since October, including a slight 0.6 per cent bump in the first three months of the year, the property firm reported.

Samsung C&T eyes 4-fold jump in global orders

Samsung C&T has demonstrated its technological edge in the Middle East, particularly in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the Burj Khalifa being one of the most notable examples. Burj Khalifa is the tallest man-made structure in the world, whose construction started midway through 2004 and was officially opened early this year to become the landmark of flourishing Dubai.

Special effects will dazzle at Burj Khalifa

The inauguration of Burj Khalifa — the world's tallest building — will feature a spectacular display of fireworks, light beams, choreographed water displays and sound and music effects that will portray the evolution of the world's most iconic new building in a breathtaking sensory journey.

Thick skin

Dubai-based Alumco, one of the UAE’s largest architectural facade specialists, says the effects of the global economic slowdown finally filtered through to its services this year but, with a number of high profile projects completed in Saudi Arabia and several more under development, Alumco’s activities outside Dubai have kept the company buoyant.

Burj Khalifa goes solar saving 3200 KW per day

Trade Arabia reported that in a landmark eco initiative, Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building developed by Emaar Properties in Dubai is tapping solar power for meeting a bulk of the water heating requirements of residents.

Firm that cleans the Burj Khalifa looking to raise its environmental policies

The specialist firm cleans about seven million windows a year for 220 clients - something which takes more than 3,000 man hours each day. The firm that cleans the Burj Khalifa is looking to raise its environmental policies to new heights - after signing an agreement to become the first in its industry to become carbon neutral.

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.

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