The world’s largest building is Burj Khalifa, which is one of the world’s richest cities in Dubai. Construction of the building took six years and spent eight billion dollars, the construction of Burj Khalifa started on September 21, 2004, and its official inauguration took place on January 4, 2010. More than 1,10,000 solid concrete, more than 55,000 tonnes of steel ribbers are installed in the building. The height of the skyscraper Burj Khalifa is 829.8 meters.
The outer cover of the building is made of 26,000 glass panels. For the cover of glass, 300 craft specialists were called specifically to China. Look at Burj Khalifa and see that this building is made of glass and steel. Due to height, the temperature on the top floors of the building is less than 15 degree Celsius as compared to the ground floor. About 12,000 workers worked every day in the building.
This 163-floor building is also the world’s tallest building. Along with it is the name of Burj Khalifa, the highest freestanding building, the highest mosque, the highest swimming pool, the fastest and longest lift, the second highest observation deck and the highest restaurant.
This building has also been under the scope of disputes. Human rights organizations had alleged that most of the workers in the building were from South Asia and they were given only five dollars wages. Apart from this, it was also questioned about electricity spent in AC to keep it cool.
On the 76th floor of the building, the world’s highest swimming pool, the swimming pool and the 158th floor is the world’s highest mosque and the world’s highest nightclub on the 144th floor. According to the website ‘Burj Khalifa Dot AE’, the water supply department for the tower supplies an average of 9,46,000 liters of water throughout the day.
Visitors can see Dubai’s view from the telescope on this observation deck. It is also interesting to note that this building was named Burj Dubai at the time of creation but in the honor of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, it was renamed, Burj Khalifa. The lift of this building runs at a speed of 65 kilometers per hour and the observation deck located on the 124th floor of the building reaches only at two minutes till ‘at the top’.