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Prepared: Anu 28.03.2020 1. Introduction 2. Construction 3. Rooms and floors 4. Other facts 5. Summary 2 The Burj Al Arab is a hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. • At 321 meters (1,053 feet) it is the third tallest hotel in the world (not including buildings with mixed use); however, 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space. • Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 meters (920 feet) from Jumeirah beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. • The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. • The Burj Al Arab is one of the most luxurious hotels to stay in. It has been called “The World’s Only 7 Star Hotel”. 3 In 1993, architect Tom Wright of WS Atkins took on the challenge of creating this groundbreaking superstructure. From the very beginning Burj Al Arab was planned and designed to become the icon of Dubai. • Construction began in 1994 and involved 3000 companies and contractors; 250 designers from the UK, USA and Dubai; and 3500 workmen on site at any given time. It took two years to reclaim the island in the shore waters of the Arabian Gulf, and a further three years to erect the magnificent landmark. Burj Al Arab’s doors officially opened on 1 December 1999. • An incredible 70,000 cubic meters (2,472,026 cubic feet) of concrete and more than 9,000 tones (9.920 US tons) of steel were employed in the construction of the tower. • The finest and most exclusive mater ...
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