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Burj Khalifa wins 'best tall building' award

Chicago, June 16, 2010

Burj Khalifa has won a 'Best Tall Building' award for 2010 from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), an international organisation based in Chicago.

These awards recognise outstanding tall buildings from each of four geographical regions, and this year are awarded to: Bank of America Tower, New York (Americas); The Pinnacle @ Duxton, Singapore (Asia & Australasia); Broadcasting Place, Leeds (Europe); and Burj Khalifa Dubai (Middle East & Africa).

These buildings were selected for their design and technical innovations, sustainable attributes, and the enhancement they provide to both the cities and the lives of their
inhabitants.

The jury also selected the 2010 recipients of the Council’s two lifetime achievement awards.

This year’s winners will be recognised, and the awards conferred, at the CTBUH 9th Annual Awards Dinner & Ceremony which will take place at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, on October 21.

Additionally, from the four regional best tall building winners, one “Overall” winner will be chosen and announced at the ceremony.-TradeArabia News Service




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