Burj Dubai – World’s new tallest building – Think Beyond Ordinary

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Fast Facts:
– At level 110, Bur Dubai became the tallest structure in the Middle East and Europe in March 2007.
– At level 120, it set new global record for having more floors than any other building in the world in April.
– At level 141, it became the world’s tallest tower in July 2007.
– The tip of its spire will be seen up to 95 kimlometres away.
– A condensate collection system will collect 15 million gallons of condensed woater from the hot and humid air per year, for the tower’s gardens.
– The tower’s curtain wall will be equivalent to 17 soccer (American) or 25 football (British) fields.

Thanks to Madhu Rayirath, Bangalore for sending me these info.

One thought on “Burj Dubai – World’s new tallest building – Think Beyond Ordinary

    Anonymous said:
    July 31, 2007 at 3:55 pm

    Ramesh, This is very interesting and relevant to my field. I'll watch out for updates on this. Thanks, Joseph.