At around 800 metres high and boasting a whopping 160 floors, the tower will primarily offer
According to the official Burj Dubai Web side, some of the more notable amenities attached to the tower’s residential portion include multiple swimming pools, a comprehensive fitness centre, a residents’ library, a cigar club, a gourmet market, and valet parking.
A further 37 floors have been allocated for both business and retail opportunities, with 160 hotel rooms designed by legendary fashion icon Giorgio Armani. When fully populated with residents and office workers, the tower is expected to hold somewhere in the vicinity of 12,000 people.
Designed by Chicago-based Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the Burj Dubai supplants Taipei’s 101 as the world’s tallest structure.