Burj Khalifa

4062 Words Oct 4th, 2012 17 Pages
BURJ KHALIFA: THE WORLD’S TALLEST BUILDING

Prepared for:
Prof. Sylvia M. Basilio

Prepared by:
Aranda, Gilbert
Austria, John Mark
De Ocampo, Gerald
Garcia, Jason
Gomez, Philip
Meer, Sarah Jane R.
Ponio, Kyle David
Regacho, Keith
Torrente, Gerwin

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Abstract
Introduction
Burj Khalifa Definition Claiming as the Tallest Structure in the World Breaking other World’s Record Location and its Environment Part of Downtown Dubai Downtown Dubai
Evolution, Timeline and Construction Progress Construction Timeline Architecture and Design Construction Highlights Structure and Features Project Costs and Pricing People behind the Shadow of Burj Khalifa
Conclusion
Recommendation
Bibliography

ABSTRACT

BURJ KHALIFA:
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1.2 Burj Khalifa: Breaking Other World Records Burj Khalifa is not just the tallest structure of the world but it also holds the title on numerous records that is jaw-dropping to know about.
As we all know, it is the tallest skyscraper ,(to top of spire): 829.84 m (2,723 ft) (previously Taipei 101 – 509.2 m/1,671 ft) (to top of antenna): 829.84 m (2,723 ft) (previously the Willis Tower – 527 m/1,729 ft), it is the tallest extant structure: 829.84 m (2,723 ft) (previously KVLY-TV mast – 628.8 m/2,063 ft), it is the tallest freestanding structure: 829.84 m (2,723 ft) (previously CN Tower – 553.3 m/1,815 ft), it is the building with most floors: 160 (previously Willis Tower – 108), it is the building with world's highest occupied floor, the world’s highest elevator installation (situated inside a rod at the very top of the building) ,the world's fastest elevators: 64 km/h (40 mph) or 18 m/s (59 ft/s) (previously Taipei 101 – 16.83 m/s), the highest vertical concrete pumping (for a building): 606 m (1,988 ft) (previously Taipei 101 – 449.2 m/1,474 ft), First world's tallest structure in history to include residential space., the world’s highest outdoor observation deck: 124th floor at 452 m (1,483 ft) ,world's highest installation of an aluminum and glass facade: 512 m (1,680 ft) ,the world’s highest mosque: 158th
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