Burj Khalifa is the highest floor building in world, its height is 2,717 feet. It is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Its construction started in 2004 and the construction work was completed in 2010. The Burj Khalifa has 163 floors above ground level. So, let’s now know in details about the highest floor building in world in this post below
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Unmatched engineering cannot be accomplished without mentioning the Burj Khalifa. This building of Dubai, which has named the highest floor building in the world, is the finest combination of visionary ideas and science. Apart from this, the title of the world's tallest freestanding building, the fastest and tallest lift, the tallest mosque, the tallest swimming pool, and the tallest restaurant is also named after Burj Khalifa.
This building, 828 meters (2,716.5 ft) high, has 160 floors. Construction of this building started in 2004 and was completed in 2009. The building in Dubai's downtown was opened to the public in 2010. It was named after UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. It is a fine example of Islamic architecture.
Facts Related To The Construction Of Burj Khalifa
Construction costs 97 billion rupees.
Primary structure of reinforced concrete.
Three tower cranes were used in construction, a crane capable of lifting a weight of 25 tons.
330,000 cubic meters of concrete and 55,000 tons of steel used in construction.
192 Piles 43 meters long with 1.5 meters diameter were made for the foundation. These were built up to 50 meters deep in the ground.
45,000 cubic meters of concrete were used only to build the foundation of the building.
Its cladding is designed to withstand the scorching heat of Dubai.
300 cladding specialists were called from China for this.
26000 glass panels were used for the external cladding of Burj Khalifa.
The top floor temperature is 15 degrees lower than the ground floor.