Construction on 'Burj Dubai reaches 95th storey
Construction on the centerpiece of property giant Emaar's 'Downtown Burj Dubai' development, 'Burj Dubai', has reached the tower's 95th floor, bringing the total height of the structure to 329 meters.
Burj Dubai has used 235,000 cubic meters of reinforced concrete and 44,200 tons of reinforcing steel to date, according to Khaleej Times. The tower has a total development value of Dh3.673 billion ($1 billion), and will encompass retail, residential and commercial components.
Included in the development will be the Armani Hotel, Dubai, developed by Emaar in association with haute couture major Giorgio Armani.
Burj Dubai is currently taller than the Burj Al Arab at 321 meters, but shorter than the Emirates Towers office tower which stands at 355 meters.