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1 BURJ AL ARAB Oral presentation – A.Carimalo

2 the building accomplishes its goals by -becoming a recognizable architectural form -serving as an icon for Dubai -symbolizing the on-going architectural transformation -symbolizing the wealth of the community

3 Construction

4 Construction Constructed Constructed Height 321 m (1053 ft.) Height 321 m (1053 ft.) Floor count 60 Floor count 60 It stands on an artificial island 280 m (919 feet) out from Jumeirah beach, and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge It stands on an artificial island 280 m (919 feet) out from Jumeirah beach, and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridgeartificial islandJumeirahartificial islandJumeirah The building contains over 70,000 cubic meters of concrete and 9,000 tons of steel. The building contains over 70,000 cubic meters of concrete and 9,000 tons of steel.

5 Burj al arab

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7 The Interior

8 The hotel boasts of 8,000 square meters of 22- carat gold leaf 24,000 square meters of 30 different types of marble. The hotel boasts of 8,000 square meters of 22- carat gold leaf 24,000 square meters of 30 different types of marble. 202 bedroom suites 202 bedroom suites The smallest suite occupies an area of 169 square metres (1,819 square feet), and the largest one covers 780 square metres (8,396 square feet) The smallest suite occupies an area of 169 square metres (1,819 square feet), and the largest one covers 780 square metres (8,396 square feet) Use : Hotel, Restaurant Use : Hotel, Restaurant

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10 The sitting room

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15 The restaurant

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17 Panaroma of the interior

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31 The Exterior

32 The tower resembles the sail of dhow The tower resembles the sail of dhow The building's external lighting scheme can vary from white to multicolored, changing every 30 minutes. Occasionally there is a light show, where colors interchange rapidly. The building's external lighting scheme can vary from white to multicolored, changing every 30 minutes. Occasionally there is a light show, where colors interchange rapidly.

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40 The last news

41 Burj Dubaï the tallest building in the world the tallest building in the world 700 and 800 meters 700 and 800 meters 160 floors 160 floors Construction Construction millions de dollars 850 millions de dollars

42 Why those lavish expenditure ?

43 OilOil reserves were discovered in the 1960s, but oil revenues makes up only 6% of Dubai’s income, and the reserves are predicted to become exhausted by As such, Dubai has undertaken "the most spectacular and outlandish architectural experiment on the planet,” described as “Islamic fusion mixed with Singapore and Vegas” 1960s 2010Dubai Oil 1960s 2010Dubai


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