Saturday, October 9, 2010
Burj Dubai, the skyscraper is under construction in Dubai District. It will go to be world’s tallest man-made building ever built. This skyscraper is constructing at Downtown Dubai, at Doha Street along with Sheikh Zayed Road. Construction of this project was begun on 21st September, 2004 and expected to be completed and ready for use in September 2009.
Burj Dubai Tower Hight
This tower is also expected to break the record for tallest man-made building, which is held by 2,072ft tall the wire-assisted KVLY-TV mast in North Dakota, US. The developer, Emaar Properties said that the final height of Burj Dubai is kept secret till completion. Last year, Local media reports said that Burj Dubai’s final height would be 818 meters.
World’s tallest building, Burj Dubai is being constructed by the famous and well-known South Korean Company Samsung Engineering. This South Korean Company had made many famous and antique buildings and towers like Petromas Twin towers and The Taipei 101. The Samsung Engineering & Constructions is building the Burj Dubai in a join Venture with two companies, one is a Belgium Company Besix and another is Arabtec from UAE. The project manager of the main construction contract is Turner. The Reinforced is the primary structural system of Burj Dubai. They used more than 110,000 tones weighing reinforced concrete, which is over 45,000 m3 it means more than 58,900 cu yd to construct the concrete and steel foundation. This concrete and steel foundation has 192 piles buried more than 164 ft deep.
Worlds tallest man- a kind gentleman at heart
Recognized as the tallest living man in the world at present, Bao Xishun is a Mongolian herdsman of world acclaim. He is recognized as being the worlds tallest man by the Guinness Book of World Records and is 7 feet 9 inches, or 2.36m tall. The title of being the worlds tallest man has had to pass through some rough patches in the last few months.