oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Construction of world's tallest tower to begin

Volume 13, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... THE CONSTRUCTION OF WHAT WILL BECOME the world's tallest building is set to begin in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The building contract was awarded to a consortium led by the South Korean Samsung Corporation. The Burj Dubai tower will stand 800 m tall once completed. That will be nearly 300 m taller than the tallest floored building in the world today, the Taipei Tower in Taiwan. The super tall Burj Dubai will be the centrepiece of a large scale mixed-use development being developed by Emaar Properties PJSC of Dubai, which will combine residential, commercial, hotel, entertainment, shopping and leisure outlets ..

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