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 DubaiCityGuide.com : Special Features - Burj Dubai
Dubai is currently investing billions of dollars in infrastructure in an attempt to secure its future as the commercial centre of the Gulf region.
Burj Dubai will be a prestige project, designed to add lustre to the amazing pace of development in the state.
The ‘Burj Dubai’ may have to reach 550 metres in height if it is to achieve its goal of being the world’s tallest building.
www.dubaicityguide.com /specials/index.asp?id=1003   (349 words)

  
 Dubai Waterfront Properties: Burj Dubai
The Burj Dubai will be the world's tallest tower and the centerpiece of the Gulf regions most prestigious urban development to date.
Burj Dubai will radiate out in a series of ellipses from the sky breaking tower encompassing residential, commercial, hotel, entertainment, and the worlds largest shopping mall.
Burj Dubai's height is a closely guarded secret but it will beat all records and on a scale that will be a dramatic testament to Dubai 's faith in the future.
www.dwp.ae /content/burjdubai/index.html   (401 words)

  
 Burj Dubai [World's Tallest Building/Tower/Skyscraper] (EMAAR) - TEN Guide [UAE]
Burj Dubai is set to be the world's tallest building and the centerpiece of the Gulf regions most prestigious urban development.
Burj Dubai will be surrounded by a combination of residential, commercial, hotel, entertainment and leisure outlets, along with open green spaces, water features, pedestrian boulevards.
Dubai Mall will be the major retail outlet, which will cover nine million square feet and be the world's largest shopping mall.
guide.theemiratesnetwork.com /living/dubai/burj_dubai.php   (301 words)

  
 Burj Dubai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Burj Dubai has been designed to be the center of a large-scale, mixed-use development that will include 30,000 homes, nine hotels, six acres of parkland, 19 residential towers, and 12 hectare Burj Dubai Lake.
Burj Dubai's main competitor now is actually proposed at a location 50 km (30 miles) away from the Burj Dubai site.
This tower, Al Burj (originally planned for the centre of Palm Jumeirah), is being developed by Nakheel Properties and is keeping the height under wraps.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Burj_Dubai   (1665 words)

  
 Tijan.Com - Real Estate Dubai UAE
Burj Dubai is the focal point of Old Town, a large scale development highlighting the traditional culture of Dubai with its intimate streets and architectural detail.
Burj Dubai will feature four swimming pools located in different locations of the complex, offering unparalleled views of the surrounding landscape.
Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping mall will be located just a few steps away from Burj Dubai and will house retail outlets of the world’s famous brands, with excellent recreational facilities.
www.tijanre.ae /burj_dubai.html   (742 words)

  
 Design Build Network - Burj Dubai and Dubai Mall
Dubai is to build the world's largest retail development (over five million ft²) alongside Burj Dubai (Dubai Tower).
Burj Dubai is expected to be the world's tallest building when it is completed in 2008—2009 (although there are a lot of contenders for the title).
The Burj Dubai is designed to be at the centre of a large mixed development including 30,000 homes, nine hotels, six acres of parkland, 19 residential towers, and the 12ha Burj Dubai Lake.
www.designbuild-network.com /projects/burj   (1598 words)

  
 Burj Dubai - Wired New York Forum
Burj Dubai is an interesting project because there is very little context for a building of this height to draw from in Dubai.
Burj Dubay is defenetly an amaizing structure if build but, how can such a nation or city build something like that.
The burj dubay is an amaizing structure not for the building itself but for its suroundings.
www.wirednewyork.com /forum/showthread.php?t=4302   (1858 words)

  
 Burj Dubai [Downtown Dubai] - Property Development - TEN Real Estate [UAE]
Burj Dubai is set to be the world's tallest building and the centerpiece of the Gulf regions most prestigious urban development, entitled Downtown Dubai.
Burj Dubai is being constructed on Sheikh Zayed Road, just after the first interchange (Defense Roundabout) and it will be surrounded by a man-made lake.
The Burj Dubai Residence will be one the residential area of Downtown Dubai containing nine luxury freehold apartment towers with open water, calming greenery, state-of-the-art gyms, pools and spas.
realestate.theemiratesnetwork.com /developments/dubai/burj_dubai.php   (1279 words)

  
 Burj Dubai Tower for sale
In fact, Burj Dubai is a beacon of progress for the entire world and work is already underway on one of Dubai’s most ambitious projects to date.
The Burj Dubai is a prestigious large-scale mixed-use urban development, which will combine elegant and distinctive residential living, a variety of designer hotels, fine dining establishments, commercial, entertainment, shopping and leisure outlets with open green spaces, water features, pedestrian boulevards, a shopping mall and a tourist-oriented old town.
As the base of the Burj Dubai blossoms it gracefully rises, the dome shaped plan profile accentuates a series of steps which occur at each element in an upward spiraling pattern, decreasing the mass of the tower as it reaches toward the sky maximising views.
www.access-investment-property.com /burj-dubai-tower-for-sale/683/property_details.html   (520 words)

  
 TomDispatch - Tomgram: Mike Davis on a Paradise Built on Oil
Precisely because Dubai is rapidly pumping the last of its own modest endowment of oil, it has opted to become the postmodern "city of nets" -- as Bertolt Brecht called his fictional boomtown of Mahagonny -- where the super-profits of oil are to be reinvested in Arabia's one truly inexhaustible natural resource: sand.
Dubai lifestyles are attended by vast numbers of Filipina, Sri Lankan, and Indian maids, while the building boom is carried on the shoulders of an army of poorly paid Pakistanis and Indians working twelve-hour shifts, six and half days a week, in the blast-furnace desert heat.
Dubai -- any of the hipper guidebooks will advise -- is the "Bangkok of the Middle East," populated with thousands of Russian, Armenian, Indian, and Iranian prostitutes controlled by various transnational gangs and mafias.
www.tomdispatch.com /index.mhtml?pid=5807   (2735 words)

  
 Burj Dubai Skyscraper
Dubai developer Nakheel’s Al Burj tower, proposed to be built as part of the Dubai Waterfront project, is expected to rival the Burj Dubai, which is being built to be the tallest tower in the world when completed.
Burj Dubai is being developed by another prominent Dubai builder Emaar Properties and construction is now under way.
Al Burj, initially planned to be developed on the Palm Jumeirah’s trunk, was later shifted to the Dubai Waterfront.
www.burjdubaiskyscraper.com /articles/alburj2.html   (518 words)

  
 Dubai Luxury Hotels, Burj Al Arab Hotel Dubai, UAE
Built in the shape of an Arabian dhow sail and dominating the dubai coastline, this is one of the world's most spectacular and incomparably luxurious hotels.
The Presidential Suite of the Burj Al Arab is located on the 24th level of the hotel covering a total area of 667 square metres.
Dubai’s latest golf course, the Montgomerie boasts the largest single golf green in the world at the 13th green.
dubaihotels.ae /BurjAlArab   (1582 words)

  
 Burj Dubai :: No. 1, Burj Dubai Boulevard, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates :: Glass Steel and Stone
Aesthetically, the Burj Dubai is a brilliant shard of glass piercing the Arabian sky.
Their setbacks taper in a spiral pattern until the Burj Dubai is merely a spire in the sky.
Dubai aspirations of a beutiful city architecturally are admirable hats of to all of you, your friends of the USA.
www.glasssteelandstone.com /BuildingDetail.php?ID=701   (2822 words)

  
 :: Welcome to Arabtec Burj Dubai ::
Currently standing at floor number 17, the Burj Dubai is slowly creeping towards its final height of 160 floors.
The Burj will also feature some of the fastest lifts in the world: Two lifts will carry visitors from the ground floor up to the 120th floor in one minute (travelling at 10 metres per second).
As the Burj Dubai inches towards its accolade of being the world’s tallest building (as well as the world’s tallest man-made structure), the designers and construction teams are constantly finding new challenges to overcome.
www.arabtecuae.com /Burj/News.aspx   (1347 words)

  
 Burj Dubai: UAE’s rendezvous with history:: Gowealthy.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Burj Dubai development is the flagship project of Emaar Properties, the world's largest real estate developer by market capitalisation; it will be a mixed-use 500-acre community in downtown Dubai, UAE, incorporating commercial, residential, hotel, entertainment, shopping and leisure outlets in open green spaces dotted with lakes and other water features.
It will be surrounded by The Old Town, The Dubai Mall, Burj Dubai Business Hub, Burj Views, Burj Dubai Boulevard, The Residences, restaurants, hotels, residential facilities and much more all located on the banks of a spectacular man-made lake.
Apart from the signature architecture of the Burj Dubai and The Dubai Mall, what makes this project special is its proximity to Shaikh Zayed Road and Dubai's main commercial centres.
www.gowealthy.com /realestate/news/1038/detail.asp   (534 words)

  
 Skyscrapers/Wolkenkratzer/Wolkenkrabbers/Grattes~ciel/Hochhauser/high-rise buildings Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai is the second largest of seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi being the largest).
Dubai started out as a small fishing village until it was taken over by the Bani Yas tribe in the 1830s.
Dubai has just over 1 million inhabitants, but only 25% of these are real locals.
www.skyscraperpicture.com /dubai.htm   (837 words)

  
 Burj Dubai at Design|asides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As if the Burj al-Arab isn’t spectacular enough, Dubai will have another architectural landmark for the world to marvel at when the Burj Dubai is unveiled in 2008.
Although the Burj Dubai’s final height has been shrouded in secrecy as it participates in the neverending race to become the world’s tallest building, it’s been suggested the completed skyscraper will reach an amazing height of 810m.
This is actually the old design of Burj Dubai, it shows the tower as 705m, but it is actually going to be over 800m (official!).
designasides.com /2006/06/18/burj-dubai   (412 words)

  
 Burj Dubai Skyscraper
They have started the preparations for the lake, and Burj Dubai is soon going to hit the 300m mark.
The construction of Burj Dubai is in a 4-5 month delay, probably because of the facade testings went wrong.
Burj Dubai is 66 storeys tall currently, 12 new construction photos by Imre:
www.burjdubaiskyscraper.com   (627 words)

  
 Al Burj vs Burj Dubai - propertyTrends
Al Burj vs Burj Dubai: Burj Dubai, which is on its way to becoming the tallest tower in the world, could be dwarfed by another Dubai landmark, Al Burj, before its completion in 2008, officials told a Meed Projects conference on Tuesday.
Following the launch of Burj Dubai, Nakheel, a Dubai-based property developer, last year announced Al Burj, which was initially planned to be developed on the Palm Jumeirah's trunk, where the Palm Trump Hotel and Tower is being planned.
Nakheel, owned by Dubai Government, and Emaar, a listed company, which is 32.5 per cent owned by the government, are two of the three entities mandated by the government to offer properties on a freehold basis to expatriates.
www.uaepropertytrends.com /ptrends/mvnforum/viewthread?thread=1145   (527 words)

  
 Burj Dubai Tower Update: Science Fiction in the News
The Burj Dubai tower in the United Arab Emirates is quietly progressing on its goal of being the tallest building in the world.
The Hymenocallis is a plant widely cultivated in Dubai, India and around the region.
When completed Burj Dubai will hold the record in all four categories as recognized by the New York-based global authority - Council on Tall Building and Urban Habitat — highest structure, roof, antenna and occupied floor.
www.technovelgy.com /ct/Science-Fiction-News.asp?NewsNum=428   (447 words)

  
 Dubai News.Net
Dubai Flower Centre, the trans-shipment facility for perishable goods in the region is gearing up to tap the Indian flower export market which is expected to exceed USD 1 billion by 2010.
Dubai government investment agency Istithmar is planning European and North American acquisitions worth $7 billion before in industries such as media and manufacturing, according to...
Dubai News.Net is part of an international network of news sites, dedicated to the major regions, countries and cities of the world.
feeds.dubainews.net /?rid=6178b93a9fdd783c&cat=452e5186f1a5ee58&f=1   (890 words)

  
 Construction of world's tallest tower to begin - 10 December 2004 - New Scientist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Burj Dubai tower will stand 800 metres tall - just 5 metres shy of half a mile - once completed in 2008.
But the wide base of the Burj Dubai should also prevent wind from causing these disturbances.
Besides beating the Taipei Tower, which stands at 508 metres tall, Burj Dubai will also be considerably taller than the CN tower in Toronto, Canada, which stands at 553 metres tall though is without a multiple floor structure.
www.newscientist.com /news/news.jsp?id=ns99996781   (482 words)

  
 Downtown Burj Dubai
We are standing on the edge of a definitive moment in Dubai’s history.
Downtown Burj Dubai is an inspired urban concept, which will reconfirm Dubai’s status as a global player.
Burj Dubai is the pivotal axis for this revolutionary development.
www.emaar.com /Developments/Downtown   (126 words)

  
 Burj Dubai, World's Tallest Building
Burj Dubai, more than 700 meters (more than 2,297 feet) high and 160 plus-story will be the world's tallest building when completed in 2008.
Dubai is experiencing unprecedented growth and is fast becoming one of the most vibrant metropolises in the world.
Burj Dubai is part of a US $20 billion urban development in the heart of Dubai, spreading across 500 acres and combining world class commercial, residential, hotel, entertainment, shopping and leisure outlets with landscaped open green spaces dotted with lakes and numerous water features.
news.sawf.org /Lifestyle/4846.aspx   (774 words)

  
 Burj Dubai - Overview - Dubai :: Gowealthy.com
Downtown Dubai is the historic district that will come to symbolize Dubai’s progress when completed.
The district is home to Burj Dubai, The Old Town and The Dubai Mall.
Destined to be largest shopping mall in the world, Dubai Mall will also feature a world class aquarium, gold souk, fashion outlets and an impressive array of leisure facilities.
www.gowealthy.com /realestate/uae/dubai/burjdubai/index.asp   (389 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Business | Samsung to build tallest building
Workers have already started to clear the ground for the 800-metre high, 160-floor skyscraper and it should be completed by November 2008.
Construction work on the Burj tower will begin in January, and when completed it will be taller than the world's current highest building, Taiwan's 508-metre TFC 101 building.
Dubai is proud of its adventurous construction projects, such as the seven-star Burj al-Arab hotel which has already become an iconic structure.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/business/4081885.stm   (267 words)

  
 DubaiCityGuide.com : Mega projects in Dubai, Burj Dubai
• The concrete used for the Burj Dubai is equivalent to: A solid cube of concrete 61 meters (200 ft) on a side.
Burj Dubai will be the first mega-high rise in which certain elevators will be programmed to permit controlled evacuation for certain fire or security events.
• The Burj Dubai's Observatory Elevators (double deck cabs) have a capacity for 21 persons on each deck and will have the world's longest travel distance from lowest to highest stop.
www.dubaicityguide.com /GENINFO/dubaiprojects_burjdubai.asp   (798 words)

  
 SOM Project: Burj Dubai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The super tall Burj Dubai will be the centerpiece 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 with open green spaces, water features, pedestrian boulevards, a shopping mall and a tourist-oriented old town.
The design of Burj Dubai is derived from the geometries of the desert flower, which is indigenous to the region, and the patterning systems embodied in Islamic architecture.
The design was selected as the winning entry of an invited design competition for the tower held by Emaar Properties PJSC of Dubai early 2003.
www.som.com /resources/projects/4/9/5/printPreview.html   (222 words)

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