Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Burj Dubai September 30th 2008 photo update

Burj Dubai September 30th 2008 photo update, photos of the Burj dubai and surrounding suburbs of Dubai. You will notice the Emaar banner is now back on the tower.





Burj Dubai FAVCO-FAVELLE recovery crane

Burj Dubai FAVCO-FAVELLE recovery crane, It's a FAVCO-FAVELLE recovery crane, looks like a 370R but a bit hard to tell until all the rest is up.




Monday, September 29, 2008

Detail diagram of the Burj Dubai September 29th 2008

Detail diagram of the Burj Dubai September 29th 2008, updated to show progress of work done on the spire and crane removel.

Burj Dubai September 29th 2008 photo update

Burj Dubai September 29th 2008 photo update, four photos of the Burj Dubai taken today, the spire work is progressing and the lower crane has been removed now.




Sunday, September 28, 2008

Burj Dubai September 28th 2008 photo update #2

Burj Dubai September 28th 2008 photo update #2, lots of photos today of the Burj Dubai and Dubai...









Burj Dubai September 28th 2008 photo update

Burj Dubai September 28th 2008 photo update, wow a new steel floor has started and the Burj Dubai is now 713.7 meters heigh.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Dubai Skyline

Here is three recent photos of Dubai's skyline with the Burj Dubai in each of them.

Burj Dubai September 27th 2008 photo update

Burj Dubai September 27th 2008 photo update, two nice photos of the Burj Dubai taken today.

Friday, September 26, 2008

Burj Dubai lower crane removed

In the pic below, you we see the crane being dismantled today, placed on the stage marked with a yellow line within the next few days and after some maintenance to give the required additional height to complete the spire and pinnacle, also used to dismantle crane No.1 in future.




Detail diagram of the Burj Dubai September 26th 2008

Detail diagram of the Burj Dubai September 26th 2008, update of progress on the Burj Dubai spire.

Burj Dubai September 26th 2008 photo update #2

Burj Dubai September 26th 2008 photo update #2, I think this may be the start of the dismantling process for the lower crane. Look at A-Frame cables now missing, in addition to no lights on this crane tonight.





Burj Dubai September 26th 2008 photo update

Burj Dubai September 26th 2008 photo update, four nice photos of the Burj Dubai from today.




Thursday, September 25, 2008

Burj Dubai September 25th 2008 photo update

Burj Dubai September 25th 2008 photo update, here is two very nice photos of the Dubai skyline and the Burj Dubai.


Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Detail diagram of the Burj Dubai September 24th 2008

Detail diagram of the Burj Dubai September 24th 2008, here is a updated diagram of the Burj Dubai.

Burj Dubai September 24th 2008 photo update

Burj Dubai September 24th 2008 photo update, The 19th floor is progressing very nicely and at the rate the 18th floor went up it should be completed pretty soon.



Burj Dubai tier heights

Tier 22: +700.595 m (completed)
Tier 22A: +706.995 m (top of the currently installed beams)
Tier 22B: +713.395 m
Tier 23: +719.795 m
Tier 23A: +726.195 m
Tier 23B: +732.595 m
Tier 24: +738.995 m
Tier 25: +748.713 m
Tier 26: +758.313 m
Tier 27: +767.913 m

Steel structure completed, only the pinnacle above this point

Tier 28: +777.50 m
Tier 29: +787.10 m
Tier 30: +796.70 m

Pinnacle get slightly thinner: +806.30 M

TOP OF THE PINNACLE: +818.00 m


Base of the Spire/Pinnacle starts on Tier 20B (+674.9 m), for a total pinnacle length of 143,10 meters

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Burj Dubai September 23rd 2008 photo update

Burj Dubai September 23rd 2008 photo update, The 4th mechanical floor cladding progressing nicely.