Burj Al Arab
Structure in General
- This is the tallest operating hotel building in the world (not counting mixed-use buildings like Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai or the unfinished Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea).
- All of the hotel's 202 rooms are two-storey suites, ranging in size from 170 square metres (1,830 square feet) to 780 square metres (8,396 square feet).
- The atrium is 180 metres high, one of the tallest in the world.
- The Al Muntaha restaurant is located 200 metres above the Persian Gulf, offering great views of Dubai. It is accessed by a panoramic elevator.
- The hotel features a total of eight restaurants and bars.
- The building's design is influenced by the profile of an Arabian sailing ship.
- The building's external lighting schemes, from white light to a multicolored one, change from one to another every 30 minutes expressing the evening's progress.
- Burj Al Arab is the world's tallest structure with a membrane facade.
- A 24 meter (79 feet) wide helipad projects from the building 210 meters above the ground.
- "Burj" is Arabic for "Tower".
- The "Assawan Spa" is situated on the 18th floor.
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landscape architect, structural engineering, concrete supplier, internal wall supplier, consultant, facade maintenance system installation, lighting consultant, foundation company, steel supplier, formwork supplier, facade engineering, fire protection engineering, wind surveyor, interior designer, facade supplier, construction company, tenant, owner, elevator supplier, door installation, shell construction, interior fit-out, project management, MEP engineering
Features & Amenities
- One of the city's famous buildings
- National landmark
- Helipad is available