United Arab Emirates seem to be proud of their success to change all sandy area into a developed country within a period of half a century.Â In fact, specialized in the field of architecture, Dubai has confirmed its progress by building a skyscraper called the Burj Khalifa.
Officially opened on January 4, 2010, the building contains 160 floors was asked by Wikipedia as one of the highest in the world geudng manmade.Â All the architectural significance into constituent Burj Khalifa also made famous for 10 interesting facts about it.
Â Here are 10 interesting facts about Worldâ€™s Tallest Building Burj khalifa
1-Â With a height of 868 meter Burj Khalifa can be said to be two times higher than the Empire State building and three times higher than the Eiffel Tower.
Â 2-Â Burj Khalifa has solved several records at once, namely as a building structure-free (without stand) is the highest in the world, the highest occupied floor in the world of man, the highest outdoor observation deck in the world, as well as the elevator is the farthest in the world.Â You Always Hungry? This is Reason
3-Â Notes architecture Burj Khalifa stated that the weight of concrete used to build the equivalent of 100,000 elephants.Â The number of equivalent amount of steel for steel structure on five Airbus 380 aircraft.
The world’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa.Â Situated in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, this skyscraper has a height of 828 meters
Â 4-Â The design of the building as a whole to adapt the shape of the flower Hymenocallis of Greece.
Â 5-Â The building was designed by the South Korean company, Samsung Engineering and Construction.
6-Â The construction of Burj Khalifa cost is unsparing, which amounted to 1.5 billion US dollars.
Â 7-Â In the process of construction, approximately 12,000 workers were mobilized to carry out the project.
Â 8-Â So high Burj-Khalifa to the end of the building can be seen from a distance of 95 kilometers.
Â 9-Â Initially, the building was called the Burj Dubai, but later renamed Burj-Khalifa in honor of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan, ruler of Abu Dhabi which has saved Dubai from bankruptcy in 2009.
10-Â Burj Khalifa is equipped with 54 elevators with a speed of 60 kilometers per hour.
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