Burj Dubai - Burj Dubai Skyscraper Iman Melanie Kevin...

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Burj Dubai Skyscraper Iman Melanie Kevin Kimberly
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Construction Data COST:  $4.1 Billion DEVELOPER: EMAAR PROPERTIES DESIGNED BY: LEAD ARCHITECT: ADRIAN SMITH LOCATION: BURJ DUBAI BLVD. DUBAI, UNITED ARAB  EMIRATES
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Design 2200 The tower is composed of three elements arranged around a central core. As the tower rises, setbacks occur at each element in an upward spiraling pattern, decreasing the size of the cross section. 2200 At the top the core emerges and forms a finishing spire. 2200 A Y-shaped floor plan maximizes views of the surrounding areas. 2200 The exterior will be covered with reflective glazing, aluminum, and textured steel panels. 2200 The exterior is designed to withstand Dubai’s high temperatures. 2200 The tower’s structure system is designed for seismic conditions 2200 Reinforced concrete slabs and corridor walls provide and inherently high resistance for fires
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Design Foundation 2200 58,900 cubic yards of concrete used to make the concrete and steel foundation 2200 Features a92 piles buried more than 164 feet deep 2200 The foundation is made up of 192 concrete and steel pilings more than 164 feet (50 meters) deep. They are joined by a 12-foot-thick raft upon which the skyscraper rests. 2200 45,000 cubic meters of concrete was used in the foundation. 2200 The footprint of this building is in the shape of a hymenocallis, a desert flower native to the area. Materials Used 2200 300,000 cubic yards used to build the tower, podium, office annex, excluding the foundation 2200 31,400 metric tons of rebar used for the tower, podium, office annex, excluding the
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