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Burj Khalifa

World’s Tallest Building – Burj Khalifa

The Burj Khalifa (Arabic for “Khalifa Tower”; known as the Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration in 2010, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With a total height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft) and a roof height (excluding antenna) of 828 m (2,717 ft), the Burj Khalifa has been the tallest structure and building in the world since its topping out in late 2008. The construction of this tallest skyscraper started on 21st September, 2004 and got complete on 1st October, 2009. (Source : Wikipedia)

Here is a video on the construction of world’s tallest skyscraper and one of the multi-functional building in Dubai.

Ar. Guneet Singh Khurana is a visionary architect, author, educator and currently working in Design Arch as Principal Architect. He holds degree Bachelor's in Architecture from Department of Architecture, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. His creative approach and interest in designing inspired him to pursue future in field of architecture. He has over five years of extensive experience in the field of architecture and urban design. He is the founder of Archistudent.net (a resource portal, founded in June 2008, dedicated to providing information and knowledge to the growing community of architecture, interior design, landscape and planning). He is recipient of the PAFE Award for excellence in the field of Environment friendly architecture and University Scholarship for excellence in academics.

Comments

  • June 17, 2010

    Anne Marie

    This structure is simply amazing. Thanks for sharing it.

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