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Dubai Supertower Is ‘Supersensored’

Publication Date: 1/13/2010
Author: Nadine M. Post
Format: HTML

There is at least one superlative associated with the world’s tallest structure that few know about: The 828-meter Burj Dubai, renamed Burj Khalifa on its opening day, Jan. 4, is likely the most monitored skyscraper in the world, from its foundation to the top of its pinnacle. Data collected from the building’s permanent sensors will be used to refine design and construction methods for future supertall towers, say sources.

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