Aug 20, 2008

Burj Dubai: The Worlds Tallest Man-made Structure

Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Burj Dubai, the worlds tallest man-made infrastructure that is yet to be finished. It had reached a height of 636 m (2,087 ft), with 160 completed floors as of May 12, 2008.

They begin the construction of Burj Dubai way back on September 21, 2004 and by April 7, 2008 it surpasses KVLY-TV Mast and it became the worlds tallest man-made structure on earth. The Burj Dubai is expected to be finished on September 2009. Its architect is Adrian Smith with a total budget of $4.1 Billion US Dollars.

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