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Burj Khalifa Floors: 163 Floor’s Purpose

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✔ Did you know that the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE, is the tallest free-standing structure ever built, with an impressive height of 829.8 meters?

✔ It boasts an astonishing 163 stories and has set 14 world records. The total cost of constructing this remarkable structure was $1.5 billion.



1. Burj Khalifa Floors Details  

Floors Purpose Details
B1-B2 Basements Parking, mechanical
Concourse Armani Hotel, Lobby
Ground Armani Hotel, Lobby
1-8 Armani Hotel
9-16 Armani Residences
17-18 Mechanical Operation
19–37 Residential
38–39 Armani Hotel Suites Rooms start at $600 per night; suites are more expensive
40–42 Mechanical Operation
43 Sky Lobby Developed with Middle Eastern themes and Arabesque design concepts
44–72 Residential
73–75 Mechanical Operation
76 Sky Lobby Developed with Middle Eastern themes and Arabesque design concepts
77–108 Residential
109–110 Mechanical Operation
111–121 Corporate Suites It consists of 33 rooms for corporate use
122 Restaurant (At.mosphere)
123 Sky Lobby Developed with Middle Eastern themes and Arabesque design concepts
124 Observatory (At the Top)
125–135 Corporate Suites It consists of 33 rooms for corporate use
136–138 Mechanical Operation
139–147 Corporate Suites It consists of 33 rooms for corporate use
148 Observatory (At the Top)
149–154 Corporate Suites It consists of 33 rooms for corporate use
155 Mechanical Operation
156–159 Communication & Broadcast
160–163 Mechanical Operation


✔ Altogether, there are 163 floors in Burj Khalifa. B1-B2 ( basements ), Concourse, and the ground floor are also provided.

✔ The floor 1-8 floors are occupied for the Armani Hotel. Also, 9-16 floors are occupied by them for Armani Residences.

✔ Floors 17-18, 40-42, 73-75, 109-110, 136-138, 155 and 160-163  are utilized for mechanical operation.

✔ Floors 19–37, 44–72, and 77–108 are utilized for residential purposes.

✔ Floors 38–39 are occupied for Armani Hotel Suites. Staying in the world’s tallest building at Georgio Armani’s hotel is costly. Rooms usually begin at around $600 per night, and suites can cost multiple times that.

✔ The sky lobby is provided on the 43, 76, and 123 floors. The sky lobbies have been developed based on Middle Eastern themes and local heritage, much like the rest of the interior design of Burj Khalifa. The motifs and design concepts utilized are Arabesque.

✔ On floors 111-121, 125-135, 139-147, and 149-154, corporate suites are provided, consisting of 33 rooms for its use.

✔ On floor 122, the restaurant named Atmosphere is located.

✔ On floors 124 and 148, the top observatory is provided.

✔ On floors 156-159, communication and broadcast are provided.

✔ To set up a promotional advertisement or a message on the Burj Khalifa, One has to pay a cost of AED250,000 ($68,073) for a single three-minute display, according to the marketing agency that handles the lighting displays.



2. Burj Khalifa Floors Plan


Burj Khalifa Floors: 163 Floor's Purpose

burj khalifa floors


✔ On top floors, the sun can still be observed for a few minutes after it has set at ground level. This has directed Dubai clerics to rule that those living further on the 80th floor should wait 2 minutes to break their Ramadan fast, and those living above the 150th floor should wait 3 minutes to break their Ramadan fast.



3. Burj Khalifa Details  

Name Burj Khalifa
Image Jeddah tower Vs Burj Khalifa
Height The height of Burj Khalifa is 2722.44 feet (829.8 m).
Floor It consists of 163 stories.
No. of Piles Burj Khalifa has 192 piles.
Construction Started 2004 AD
Construction Finished 2009 AD
 Opened 2010 AD
Construction Cost The total cost of construction is $1.5 billion.
Owner The owner of Burj Khalifa is Emaar Properties Real Estate Development Company.
Location Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai (UAE).
Floor Area The Floor area of the tower is 309,473 m².
Elevators There are 57 elevators and eight escalators in Burj Khalifa.
Records Tallest free-standing structure in the world.
Led Designer  Adrian Smith
Designer Company  Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Top Floor Height  605 m (1,985 ft)
Primary Structure Reinforced Concrete
Tip Structure Structural Steel
Total Workers Involved In Construction 10,000 – 12,000
Worker Dead During Construction 1
Parking Spaces  2,957
Apartments In The Building 900
Total Hotel Rooms In The Building 304
Total Work Hours to Construct 22 crore hours
Average Monthly Worker Paid For Construction US$190



4. Jeddah Tower Vs Burj Khalifa  

Here is our comparison between Jeddah Tower and Burj Khalifa.

Parameter Jeddah Tower Burj Khalifa
1. Image Jeddah tower Vs Burj Khalifa Burj Khalifa height
2. Present Status On hold. Completed.
3. Location Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
4. Height It will be at least 1000 m or 3,280 ft, or 1 Km high. The height of Burj Khalifa is 2722.44 feet.
5. Number of Floors 167 (If completed as planned, the number of floors will be 167). 163 floors
6. Construction Started April 1, 2013. January 6, 2004.
7. Construction Completed Not revealed. October 1, 2009.
8. Construction Opened Not revealed. January 4, 2010.
9. Top floor height The top floor height will be 668 m or, 2,192 ft (If completed as planned). 605 m (1,985 ft)
10. Observatory It will be 652 m or 2,139 ft (If completed as planned). 555.7 m or 1,823 ft.
11. Lifts/elevators 59 57
12. Architectural style Neo-futurism. Neo-futurism.
13. Owner Jeddah Economic Company; Kingdom Real Estate Development. Emaar Properties.
14. Cost USD 1.23 Billion USD 1.5 Billion.
15. Main contractor Saudi Binladin Group. Samsung C&T.
16. Structural engineer Thornton Tomasetti. Bill Baker.
17. Old name or Alternative name Kingdom Tower. Burj Dubai or Khalifa Tower.
18. Country Saudi Arabia. The United Arab Emirates.


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Verified Article By Er. Madhu Krishna Poudel
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Er. Madhu Krishna Poudel
Er. Madhu Krishna Poudel
He is a founder and lead author of Dream Civil International and his civil engineering research articles has been taken as source by world's top news and educational sites like USA Today, Time, The richest, Wikipedia, etc.
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