Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Burj Dubai - up up ...

Cost: US$800,000,000.00
Designed by: Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill
Type: Skyscraper
Location: No. 1, Burj Dubai Boulevard, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Burj Dubai is a supertall skyscraper currently under construction in Dubai I am sure you all have heard off it.

The tower's architect is Adrian Smith who worked with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) until 2006. SOM is the architecture and engineering firm in charge of the project.

Scheduled for occupancy in September 2009, the building is part of a 2 km² (0.8 sq mi) development called 'Downtown Dubai' and is located at the "First Interchange" (aka "Defence Roundabout") along Sheikh Zayed Road at Doha Street.

The total budget for the Burj Dubai project is about $4.1 billion US and for the entire new 'Downtown Dubai', $20 billion US.

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