Dubai arguably boasts one of the world’s most memorable skylines: The Burj Khalifa, at 2,700 feet, is the world’s tallest building, and the Burj al Arab, which bills itself as the world’s only “seven-star” hotel, was built to mimic a … Continue reading ?
With projects like the Burj Khalifa under his belt, architect Adrian Smith has become synonymous with supertall skyscrapers, so it's no surprise that his firm, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill, is the creative force behind Imperial Tower, a 116-story tower that's
Dubai-based Photographer Gerald Donovan went to the top of the tallest skyscraper in the world—the 2,722-foot tall Burj Khalifa—just in time to watch a sand storm engulfing the city. It wasn't a pleasant experience, but he captured it on this video. Read more...
Emporis, the international provider of building data have compiled a list of world’s highest observation decks. The 828 meter tall skyscraper in Dubai, Burj Khalifa houses the observation deck named ‘At the Top’. But at a height of 452 meters At the Top is ranked third in the list. The leader of the pack is [...]Show More Summary
Photo via Gizmodo · Inside a former Domino editor's charming pad. · Frank Lloyd Wright's luxury auto showroom in NYC has been demolished. · Luxurious shingle-style mansion in Sagaponack asks $23M. · Hearing the world's tallest building creak in a...
Dubai’s Burj Khalifa skyscraper is a lot of things: a testament to humankind’s love of building humungous stuff for the hell of it. It’s very shiny! And, in a bad storm, it sounds like it’s about to fall apart. More »
The uploader, an inhabitant of Dubai's massive Burj Khalifa tower, writes: This almost spooky noise occurred for a few minutes during the strongest winds. As much as people like to think large skyscrapers rock back and forth a lot and...
Dubai's Burj Khalifa skyscraper is a lot of things: a testament to humankind's love of building humungous stuff for the hell of it. It's very shiny! And in a bad storm, it sounds like it's about to fall apart. More »
On a recent trip to Dubai, I woke up early to go watch the sun rise from the top of the Burj Al Khalifa, the world's tallest building. You'll spy all sorts of United Arab Emirates landmarks, including the Dubai Mall, the world's largest.
Report from Dubai David R. Kotok March 24, 2013 Looking at the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, I thought of Brunelleschi and the construction of the dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (the Duomo) in Florence. Centuries ago, Filippo Brunelleschi, the Italian Renaissance architect, redesigned scaffolding so that his workers could...Read More
National Geographic photography Joe McNally climbed to the top of Dubai's Burj Khalifa so the rest of us don't have to. He posted this image to his Instagram account, adding, "My old battered shoes climbed the worlds tallest building today. What an amazing structure! Tweeting from 820 meters straight up!" Read more...
Photo: @joemcnallyphoto/Instagram On a recent trip to Dubai, National Geographic photographer Joe McNally stood on top of the 2,722-foot-tall Burj Khalifa and snapped this incredible pic. "The Instagram foot shot to end all foot shots," as Gizmodo calls the feat,...
You may know the United Arab Emirates for planning a refrigerated beach or an indoor ski slope. You may know it for the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. You most likely know it for the large quantities of oil and gas it has sold on the global market for over three decades. You may [...]
© Roger Jolly It towers above the surrounding buildings, more than double the height of its neighbors. In fact, there’s only one structure on Earth taller: Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. Completed on February 29, 2012 and opened to the public in May that year, the Tokyo Skytree broadcasting tower soars 2,080 feet (634 meters) into the [...]
image credit: HK-DMZ cc It towers above the surrounding buildings, more than double the height of its neighbors. In fact, there's only one structure on Earth taller: Dubai's Burj Khalifa.Completed on February 29, 2012 and opened to the...Show More Summary
Stunning panorama picture taken by Gerald Donovan from the top of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper and the tallest man-made structure in the world, at 2,722 ft (830 m). The Presurfer
Photographer Gerald Donovan created this breathtaking 360 degree panorama from the top of the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa (2,722 feet) in Dubai. The 2.5 gigapixel interactive image is composed of 70 individual photos—48 were captured by a mechanized panoramic tripod, the rest were taken by Donovan manually. The panorama is a promo for the [...]
Nice central planning. The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Abu Dhabi, was not built with an adequate sewage system. All of the human waste in the 829 meter tall building has to be removed by trucks. Gizmodo reported: … Continue reading ?
Okay. I should breathe. I'm trying to remain calm. Because I already got all "THIS IS GREATEST THING IN THE HISTORY OF THE INTERNET!!!" today over that panoramic picture from the top of the Burj Khalifa building in Dubai. But it's hard,...Show More Summary
Go here and look at this. (Unless you are acrophobic. In fact, even if you are acrophobic. Consider it exposure therapy. I swear, it is so awesome.) [Via] --- See more posts by Dave Bry 0 comments