Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Soil Testing continues at Al Burj site

Here is some photos takes on December 18th, 2007 of soil testing going on at the Al Burj construction site. As of December 18th there are 4 drilling rigs on location doing soil testing, once soil testing is complete construction can then start.

Technical Data of the Al Burj:

Height to tip 1,050 m (3,445 ft) varies
Height to roof 850 m (2,789 ft) varies
Height to top floor 850 m (2,789 ft) varies
Floors 228
Total Built-up area 1,490,000 m² (16,038,200 sq ft)
Usable Space 492,000 m² (5,295,800 sq ft)
Usage Mixed Use
Developer Al Nakheel
Architect Woods Bagot
Engineer WSP Cantor Seinuk

Here is a model of what the Al Burj "Tall Tower" on completion might look like.