Thursday, January 21, 2010

View From the Peak of Burj Khalifa

If you stand on an altitude of more than 800 meters from the ground, what would you see when you look outside the window? As the tallest building on earth, Burj Khalifa (previously known as Burj Dubai) offers you some of highest view ever. Apparently, you would see desert and sea on one side, and groups of tall buildings on another.

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Burj Khalifa holds the following records: Tallest building in the world. Tallest free-standing structure in the world. Highest number of stories in the world. Highest occupied floor in the world. Highest outdoor observation deck in the world. Elevator with the longest travel distance in the world. And Tallest service elevator in the world.

Inside the building, you will find observation deck on level 124, a fine dining restaurant at level 122, the residence with about 900 unit of residences, 37 floors of office, the Armani Hotel with 160 guestrooms and suites, the Armani Residence with 144 private and exclusive unit of residences, and 4-storey fitness and recreation annex.

What a building. What if an earthquake like had ever happen in Haiti shake the ground of Dubai City? Will the building stand still?


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