Emaar opens registration for Burj Dubai
Emaar Properties has opened registration details for the Burj Dubai tower. The company also announced the appointment of Chicago-based Skidmore, Owings & Merrill as the architectural design consultants for what is expected the be the tallest tower in the world.
This ‘city within a city’ combines residential, commercial, hotel, entertainment, shopping and leisure outlets with open green spaces, water features, pedestrian boulevards, an old town and one of the world’s largest shopping malls. Future residents and hotel guests will have incredible views of the Arabian Gulf and the city of Dubai. Construction on the infrastructure will commence towards the end of 2003.
Petronas Towers in Malaysia and the Chicago’s Sears Tower (442 meters) are currently the world’s highest man made towers. Recently China announced plans to build the Shanghai World Financial Center to stand some 492 meters and due to be completed by 2007. — (menareport.com)
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