|Thursday, 21st October, 2010|
George J. Efstathiou, Consulting Partner, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, and William Baker, Structural Engineering Partner, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. The Burj Khalifa’s unprecedented height required substantial innovation in design techniques, building systems, and construction processes. A carefully executed project, Burj Khalifa is pioneering in its scale. The building reaches its incredible height in a graceful and beautiful form, Y-shaped in plan and carefully engineered around the wind.
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