The Skyscraper Museum
Burj Dubai
The Skyscraper Museum

The Skyscraper Museum is devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future. The Museum explores tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence. This site will look better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.



Height: 828 meters / 2,717 feet | 163 Floors
G.F.A.: 334,000 square meters / 3,595,100 square feet
Tower Area: 280,000 square meters / 3,000,000 square feet
Podium Area: 185,000 square meters / 2,000,000 square feet


Client: Emaar Properties PJSC
Architect / Structural & MEP Engineer: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Architect / Structural & MEP Engineer of Record: Hyder Consulting
Acoustical / Audio Visual / Telecommunications: Pelton Marsh Kinsella
Aviation / Survey: Emirates Nortech Surveys
Construction Manager: Turner International
Door Hardware: Opening Solutions
Dubai Agencies: Dubai Municipality / Civil Defense / Building / Planning
Celebration Lighting: Speirs and Major Associates
External Water Features: Crystal Fountains
Fire & Life Safety: The RJA Group, Inc.
Facade Maintenance: Lerch Bates, Inc., Facade Access Consulting
Food Service / Laundry: Trend Foodservice Design
General Contractor: Samsung Corporation / BESIX / Arabtec
Geotechnical: Hyder International
Geotechnical Peer Review: STS Consultants, Ltd.
Graphics: emerystudio
Interior Water Features and Pools: PA EMS, Ltd.
Landscape: al Khatib Cracknell
Lighting: Fisher Marantz Stone
Parking: Walker Parking
Property Management: Serco Innovation
Quantity Surveyor: DG Jones International, Ltd.
Security Systems: Sinclair Knight Merz Consulting (SKM)
Structural Peer Review: CBM Engineers, Inc.
Vertical Transportation: Lerch, Bates & Associates
Wind Engineering: Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin, Inc. (RWDI, Inc.)
Wind Engineering Peer Review: The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory