• Next Tallest
    Completed
    Building




Burj Al ArabDownload Project Factsheet

Click image for gallery.

Facts
Official Name Burj Al Arab
Former / Other Names Chicago Beach Hotel & Resort
Burj Al Arab Hotel
Type building
Status Completed
Country United Arab Emirates
City Dubai
Street Address Jumeirah Beach Road, P.O. Box 74147 (Map)
Building Function hotel
Structural Material composite
Landmark Status national
Proposed 1993
Start of Construction 1994
Completion 1999
Global Ranking #51 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #17 tallest in Middle East
National Ranking #15 tallest in UAE
City Ranking #13 tallest in Dubai
Official Website Burj Al Arab
Figures
Height: Architectural 321.0 meter / 1053 feet
Height: Occupied 197.5 meter / 648 feet
Height: To Tip 321.0 meter / 1053 feet
Height: Helipad 210.0 meter / 689 feet
Floors Above Ground 56
Floors Below Ground 3
# of Elevators 18
Top Elevator Speed 7 m/s
Tower GFA 120,000 m² / 1,291,669 ft²
Development GFA 200,000 m² / 2,152,782 ft²
# of Hotel Rooms 202
Companies Involved
Owner/Developer Jumeirah Group International
Architect Atkins
Structural Engineers
Design Atkins; e.Construct
MEP Engineer Atkins
Main Contractors Al Habtoor Murray and Roberts; Arabtec
Other Consultant
• Wind BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.
Material Suppliers
• Cladding HALFEN
• Elevator Mitsubishi Elevator and Escalator; Otis Elevator Company
• Paint/Coating AkzoNobel
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation
Other CTBUH Links
Eighty Iconic Asian Skyscrapers
CTBUH Shanghai Congress, 2012
Technical Tours, CTBUH 8th World Congress
CTBUH Tour, 2008

News Articles
High 5 Stars: Checking Out The World's 10 Tallest Hotels
Web Urbanist, 2011-02