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Old Posted Jan 10, 2010, 4:42 AM
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The problem most likely that there just aren't enough elevators that go that high. A generous estimate puts about 4-5 elevators on the top floors, which simply isn't enough for the large amount of traffic that would be moving up and down.
Also, if there were multiple floors of observation deck, most people would crowd on the highest observation floor.


I think I read somewhere that they will keep the number of people in the observation deck controlled by only allowing the same number of people to enter the observation deck as leave (to ensure the place does not get too crowded). Not sure if this is true or not.


To Administrator/Moderator:
Please correct thread title. The correct spelling is without the "h" at the end: Burj Khalifa.
See http://i45.tinypic.com/34447b6.jpg

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Huge hail thunderstorm filled with lightning over Dubai at the moment and i hear from family over in Dubai that Burj Khalifa is constantly being hit by lightning !

I hope we get some picutres here tomorrow morning by our loved Dubai photographers



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Lack of nature? This city is not only surrounded by extremely "natural" desert, but is home to extensive watered (if wastful) parks with a plethora of both native and non-native trees. Dubai has a weird juxtaposition between small amounts of high density developed areas, tons of desert, and a good amount of oasis-like park areas.
Obviously he was talking about the lack of green. You can't think he was saying the desert isn't natural.
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Are there any 2-D scale drawings out there that show the landscaping and grounds surrounding the tower?

I'm looking for a view that encompasses what is shown in the picture below. That particular drawing is a couple of years old, and from what I am seeing in the construction photos, it doesn't quite match what is actually being built.

Is there anything similar, but more up-to-date?



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What is in the upmost sections of Burj Khalifa, above the 160th floor?
Equipment for broadcasting? How is the water supply of upper floors realized? Is there a water tank in the upmost floors, which would be also sensitive as reservoir for fire brigades? Or is the water directly pumped to the upmost floors?
Is there also equipment used by secret services ( for radio espionage of Iran) installed at Burj Khalifa?
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anyone out there care?! ITS CLOSED!!

and not only that, they're not saying why!
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I'd also love to know if anyone has insider info.
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Old Posted Feb 9, 2010, 7:19 PM
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halp halp halp !

Must of been Osama bin laden , i think im very scared.
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I'd also love to know if anyone has insider info.
Hard to get inside if it's closed.
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i thought it was light problem, like with the wiring or something?
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It's just the observation deck, folks.
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