The World's New Tallest Building

The Burj Khalifa, a/k/a the Burj Dubai
Kamran Jebreili / AP

Until the Last Minute
Workers complete the finishing touches before the official opening. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and built by more than 12,000 people, the Burj houses 6 million sq. ft. (550,000 sq m) of real estate.

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