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Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

Uwe Hinrichs

ISBN: 978-3-433-60618-6

Jun 2015

288 pages

Select type: O-Book

PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
Internet May 27th, 2004
How it all started
PROVIDENCE OR LOGICAL DEVELOPMENT?
Atlas 1970
Pearl Building
Tower presentation
A REMARKABLE SCOPE
The Joint Venture
Construction Management
Demanding New Technologies and Dimensions and Related Quality Control
Elaborations on the workforce
Living and Talking Together
Table of Indian Languages
Working Together
Eating Together
Communication
Transport
SCHEDULES AND PAPERWORK
Working Time and Doubtful Meetings
Paperwork
NOMINATED SUBCONTRACTORS
Project Summary MEP Works
Vertical Transportation
Fit Out
Curtain Wall
OTHER SUBCONTRACTORS
Pools
Signage
Steel Works
Kitchens
Waterproofing
Concrete Cutting
THE MAJOR ASSETS
Equipment
Cranes
Hoists
Hardware
DAILY ROUTINE
Logistic Management -
Subcontractor Management
A Worker's Day
Staff
DESIGNERS, THE STRUCTURE, THE CONCRETE AND A LOT OF STEEL AND WOOD
References to Vitruvius
Architects and Engineers
General Considerations
Concept of the Tower, Design in Principle
Lateral Load Resisting System
Floor Framing
Foundation
Composite Link Beams
Some Technical Data
Monitoring the Building
Wind Engineering
CONCRETE
FORMWORK
LOGISTICS
SURVEY
EARTHQUAKE
TOWER CONSTRUCTION