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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
|Concourse||Armani Hotel, Lobby|
|Ground||Armani Hotel, Lobby|
|38–39||Armani Hotel Suites||Rooms start at $600 per night; suites are more expensive|
|43||Sky Lobby||Developed with Middle Eastern themes and Arabesque design concepts|
|76||Sky Lobby||Developed with Middle Eastern themes and Arabesque design concepts|
|111–121||Corporate Suites||It consists of 33 rooms for corporate use|
|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|
|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|
|156–159||Communication & Broadcast|
✔ 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
✔ 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
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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.|
|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|