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Burj Khalifa



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Until the onset of the global economic downturn, Dubai was a city of exuberant growth and development.
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At more than half a mile high, the Burj Khalifa casts a long shadow.
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Looking down from the observation deck, along the tower's exterior.
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The Burj Khalifa is expected to consume some 946,000 liters (250,000 gallons) of water a day.
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Project Credits

Project: Burj Khalifa (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Owner: Emaar Properties PJSC
Project Manager: Turner Construction International
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)
Structural Engineer: SOM
Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineer: SOM
Adopting Architect and Engineer/ Field Supervision: Hyder Consulting Ltd.
Independent Verification and Testing Agency: GHD Global Pty. Ltd.
General Contractor: Samsung/ BeSix/ Arabtec
Foundation Contractor: NASA Multiplex

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