Burj Dubai: World's Tallest Freestanding Structure, Now And Forever

Luxury residential development/skyscraper, the Burj Dubai, is the now world’s tallest freestanding structure at 2,684 feet. But given the numerous buildings under construction in Dubai, the Burj has added a telescopic spire that can be extended if another building ends up being taller.

If only William Van Alen had thought of that.

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