One new photo taken today by Soen from the Festival City, in the foreground it is the Jadaf Shipyard. Current news indicate that cladding is coming on Burj Dubai in June. Emaar Properties has applied for extra reinforcement to floor slabs, yet they deny that the slabs are defective. They have decided to increase the stiffness of the slabs to reinforce the long-term performance of the tower. Rumours were spreading that the floor slabs are under-engineered and have developed small cracks.
10 more photos added from yesterday, and 8 photos were taken by Sydeaouf this morning at the SZR.
6 high quality photos taken today by AltinD.
Two new high resolution photos of Burj Dubai by Tony Montana and the first photos of the show apartment, see all of them and the renders HERE.
Height update: Burj Dubai is at level 116 at 406.5 meters.
One new photo by AltinD:
19 new photos by Imre, including one that shows the safety violation fine chart.
The official Burj Dubai site has been redesigned - www.burjdubai.com. A few unseen construction photos, a new video and a comparison diagram can be found on the site. The diagram shows Burj Dubai at slightly over 800m, see the first screenshot:
An additional video to the March 13th news, dynamic water test of the facade:
10 photos of Burj Dubai from the Sheikh Zayed Road.
5 new photos by Imre, taken in a sandstorm + 16 Burj and 2 Lake Hotel photos by Sydeaouf.
One photo by Sydeaouf:
Good news, the Asian facade test of the future Burj Dubai claddings was successful by the joint venture of Arabian Aluminium and Fareast Aluminium.
Burj Dubai is at level 113 and 394.5 meters tall.
Imre took 27 photos today. 10 photos from the site, 6 of the Burj Dubai tunnel, 3 of the Burj Dubai Boulevard with the palms and 8 from the Al Wasl Road, at the Al Wasl Plaza.
One photo by Sydeaouf of Burj Dubai and Emirates Towers, and a higher quality version of a new render:
New Burj Dubai Complex renders:
The size of the private full floors (from 112 to 143) range from 7000 to 12000 square feet, and they cost 30m to 50m Dirhams. Emaar document.
Burj Dubai from Nad Al Sheeba roundabout - 10 new photos.
2007. February Emaar customer newsletter, download in PDF, credits to Tony Montana. A new completion date has been released. Only a few high end apartments have been realesed in the last couple of weeks, and the payment schedule for these apartments of the new customers is 2009. June 30.
30 new photos of Burj Dubai, Burj Dubai Lake Hotel, The Dubai Mall Hotel and the Burj Dubai Boulevard by Imre and Sydeaouf. These photos were taken from several locations: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Festival City, Festival City Waterfont Center and near the Mall of the Emirates. The 3.5 km 73 metre-wide Boulevard is taking shape, they have started to plant the palms on the site.
Official Emaar.com height update, Burj Dubai now stands at Level 112 and 389.7 m. It is currently the 8th tallest skyscraper in the world, ahead of Shun Hing Square (384m) and Empire State Building (381m).
Current 10 tallest skyscraper in the world:
Petronas Tower 1
Petronas Tower 2
Jin Mao Tower
Shun Hing Square
Empire State Building
4 new photos from Sheikh Zayed Road by Sydeaouf.
At 110 levels and 380 metres high, Burj Dubai shares the honour of having the largest number of floors in any building in the world, alongside Sears Tower in Chicago. At the current height, the tower is also the world's ninth tallest building. Ameinfo.com article
12 new construction photos by Imre.
Burj Dubai was 380.1m tall (Emaar.com source) at 109 storeys - currently level 110 is being constructed.
16 new photos of Burj Dubai and Burj Dubai Lake Hotel by Imre and Sydeaouf.
A 960m tall skyscraper is being planned for Seoul, South Korea. The tower is going to have 220 storeys if it gets built, preview:
47 new construction photos by Sydeaouf and one very high quality from the 22nd taken by Eric Beaulieu.
3 photos from Karama by Syedaouf:
6 more photos by Syedaouf from a different angle (passing lane of SZR).
Download the 2d Autocad design of the 112th floor of Burj Dubai at the Facts page, or see the top down view in PDF file that Fazlur made.
Imre took 19 photos today of Burj, see all of them on the photos page.
Fantastic night shot by Eric Beaulieu (very high resolution: 2616x3488, 4mb):
20 high-resolution photos from today, by Imre.
30 quality photos from yesterday, by Syedaouf.
An Eastern German company -Guardian Floatglas GmbH- has won the contract to provide high-tech reflective glass for the Burj Dubai. 250 thousand square metres of glass is going to be used for the skyscraper. VIDEO (in German).
3 new videos by Imre with special Hungarian music, two of Burj Dubai HERE, and one of Burj Dubai Lake Hotel HERE.