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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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