Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, standing at 829 m (2,722 ft) compares to One world Trade Center at 541 m (1,776 ft) in New York City. A total of 57 elevators and 8 escalators were installed. The tower's architecture and engineering were performed by SOM with Adrian Smith as chief architect, Bill Baker as chief structural engineer and constructed by Samsung of S Korea. Click here to see more places...
Adrian Smith is an international renown American architect with SOM in 1967, having designed may landmark buildings including the world's two tallest buildings: Burj Khalifa in Dubai and Jeddah Tower in Jeddah. In 2008, he founded Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture. Click here to see more designers.
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