Reading Time: 5 minutes The World Is Not Enough Dubai has undergone rapid change in recent years. Cars roar through the streets, huge skyscrapers, colourful billboards turn night into day. If one still recognized certain Arabic basic features on our first journey in the year 2000, it became today a megacity. The region has undergone a “disruptive innovation”. History …
The Burj Khalifa is currently the tallest building in the world and for this reason alone worth a visit! But besides its breathtaking height there are other exciting things that will interest you around your visit.
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Burj Khalifa has redefined what is possible in the design and engineering of supertall buildings. By combining cutting-edge technologies and cultural influences, the building serves as a global icon that is both a model for future urban centres and speaks to the global movement towards compact, livable urban areas. The Tower and its surrounding neighbourhood are more centralized than any other new development in Dubai. At the centre of a new downtown neighbourhood, Burj Khalifa’s mixed-use program focuses on the area’s development density and provides direct connections to mass transit systems. Burj Khalifa’s architecture has embodied references to Islamic architecture and yet reflects the modern global community it is designed to serve. The building’s Y-shaped plan provides the maximum amount of perimeter for windows in living spaces without developing internal unusable area.