Thursday, June 19, 2008

Burj Dubai to grow taller: Emaar

Burj Dubai - tallest tower in the world
Emaar Properties, the developer of the world’s tallest building 'Burj Dubai', has announced that the height of Burj Dubai will be increased further, and the work towards realizing this is already progressing. The final height will however, be revealed on its completion in September 2009.

Construction of two communication floors has already begun, and the structural steel work has started. Apart from increase in height, Burj Dubai is also likely to have its interior finishes upgraded. International designers from California have been revisiting the designs to make the residences more attractive and functionally superior. This process is being carried out over the past three months, with prominence given to maintaining high-quality standards.

The Chairman of Emaar, Mohamed Ali Alabbar, said "Burj Dubai is an unparalleled accomplishment in the history of mankind. The tower has been setting new benchmarks in architecture with its driving forces such as cutting edge innovation, breakthrough technology and creativity. It is now pushing its own record breaking standards further, through enhancements in height and design."

"The enhancements on Burj Dubai are being done through advanced technology and qualitative improvements. Several aspects of Burj Dubai, such as the interiors were decided in 2004. With current enhancement, we intend to introduce latest in quality considerations that will keep Burj Dubai truly exclusive," he added.

Standing high at 636 meters, Burj Dubai is already the tallest building and structure in the world. The tower has the largest number of floors than in any building. About 7500 professionals and skilled workers are employed on-site, and various infrastructure building works are being undertaken.

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