Dubai tower to be world's tallest building - AP, March 31, 2005
..."We're going to records never approached before. Not
only will it be the tallest building, it will be the tallest manmade
tower," said Robert Booth, a director at Emaar Properties,
the Dubai construction firm developing the spire-shaped, stainless-steel-skinned
...He refused to reveal the total number of stories, but a mock
elevator at the site held a button for a 189th floor. The building's
10 foot sway in the wind means designers need to prevent whiplash
in the ultra-long cables hauling up 50 elevators...
Dubai tower to be world’s tallest building
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