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04 The opening of the tower has

been delayed again until 4th of
January 2010, the exact date of
the four-year anniversary of
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al
Maktoum becoming the ruler of
Dubai. Emaar chairman,
Mohammed Alabbar, said that
"We decided to inaugurate the
world's highest tower during an
anniversary that is dear to the
hearts of everyone".

2009.nov.03 Imre's teddy bear was on a site visit at Business Bay. Many new photos were
taken from there of Burj Dubai, and a video. More photos of the tower by
Sebastian Opitz, 234sale and Imre can be found in the new Burj Dubai photo
gallery. Videos by 234sale: Downtown Burj Dubai / 2.

2009.oct.30 The newest photos were taken from Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Road,
Business Bay, Nad Al Sheba and Downtown Burj Dubai by Imre, Gerald and
234sale. Ray Fleury has made a timetable for the cranes which you can see on
the Burj Dubai Facts Page.

Latest Burj videos:

Burj Dubai sunset time-lapse
Burj Dubai from Jumeirah / 2.
Burj Dubai from the Al Khail Road / 2.

2009.oct.28 Imre and 234sale took some new photos of the tower from Business Bay and
from next to the Sheikh Zayed Road. Emaar is now making the final touches on
the exterior.
New video:
Ameinfo update on Burj Dubai

2009.oct.25 The latest photos of Burj Dubai were taken by Imre, 234sale, Gerald and
Sebastian Opitz. You can view renders of the luxurious Armani apartments
New videos:
Burjj Dubai Downtown and Business Bay
Downtown Burj Dubai pan in HQ
Burj Dubai at night, light test

2009.oct.19 Burj Dubai without the cranes is an amazing sight. Enjoy the new photos that
were taken by 234sale, AltinD and Imre, HERE. You can watch some videos
also about the tower including two of the light testing:

Burj Dubai lights testing

Burj Dubai light test at night
Burj Dubai & Downtown at night
Burj Dubai Crane Removal
The Amazing Race in Dubai

2009.oct.12 Mohammed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar has confirmed the opening date of
Burj Dubai. The first stage (soft opening) will be opened on December 2, the
National Day of the Emirates. Only a few panels left until Burj Dubai is fully
Latest photos were taken by Imre and 234sale.

2009.oct.09 Mohammed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar has confirmed the opening date of
Burj Dubai. The first stage (soft opening) will be opened on December 2, the
National Day of the Emirates. Only a few panels left until Burj Dubai is fully
Latest photos were taken by Imre and 234sale.
2009.oct.06 Emaar Properties, developer of Burj Dubai, decided to attend the Cityscape
2009 Dubai in the end. Imre and 234sale were there to take photos of three
different Burj Dubai models. You can view the photos HERE.

2009.oct.03 The online media has been falsely stating that the exterior work on Burj Dubai
has been finished. Please take a look at our latest gallery to see close-up photos
of the (missing) claddings. Photos were taken by Imre, 234sale and Sebastian
New video:
Burj Dubai & Business Bay Oct 2009

2009.sept.27 55 new photos of the skyscraper by Imre, 234sale and Gerald. The observation
deck will be opened along with the opening ceremony of Burj Dubai, which
Emaar claims will be this year. The visitors will be able to reach the 124th
(~440m) floor in 60 seconds with the double-decker elevator to have a
breathtaking 360-degree view on Dubai. Take a look at the observation deck

2009.sept.22 On a crystal clear day Imre took photos of Burj al-Arab and Burj Dubai
together, of Atlantis Hotel, the Palm Jumeirah, the tallest block in Dubai Marina
and The World. Gerald made a hilarious video of the window cleaners, well
worth to SEE IT.

2009.sept.20 A plan for building a 224 storey skyscraper in Abu Dhabi has been turned
down according to The idea was to outdo the Burj Dubai and
become the world's tallest tower. New photos of Burj Dubai can be found
HERE, the latest photos were taken today by Imre. Watch a cool new video:
Dubai Mall & Burj Dubai.
2009.sept.13 58 photos were taken in Dubai of the magnificent Burj Dubai. There are
panoramic, night and HDR photos in the new collection that were shot by Imre,
Sebastian Opitz and Old Town Resident. The Dubai Metro has been launched on
09/09/09. Now it connects the Nakheel Harbor & Towers and Rashidiya with
Burj Dubai / Dubai Mall being one of the stations. There are two nice videos of
the Dubai Metro:
Burj Dubai from the Dubai Metro
Dubai Metro at 474 miles per hour

2009.sept.08 Stunning new photos of Burj Dubai by Sebastian Opitz, Imre and 234sale.
The pictures were taken from the Old Town, Jumeirah Beach, top of The Torch
tower in Dubai Marina and from the Business Bay construction site. According
to Emirates Business, the cranes on the tower will be taken down in a few weeks

2009.sept.04 We have new photos that were taken in the past days, you can check them in
the September Gallery, and Sebastian Opitz has shared some of his amazing
Burj Dubai photography, take a look HERE. They have started cleaning the
facade of the tower, the parts cleaned from dust and sand are beautiful.

2009.aug.27 Imre took some amazing photos yesterday in the twilight, and more today at
the constructions site, total of 41 photos.

2009.aug.25 According to a spokewoman for Emaar who's been asked by Chicago Tribune,
even the latest date of the public opening (Dec. 2.) is a speculation and not
The new pictures of Burj Dubai were taken by 234sale and Imre.
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Burj Dubai Downtown Skyline
Burj Dubai , Downtown, August 2009
Burj Dubai Rising

2009.aug.20 New photos by Imre, Gerald and Docc. Gerald made videos of all the 7 Dubai
Fountain shows:
1. "Dhoom Taana" - Shahrukh Khan and Arjun Rampal
2. "Sama Dubai" - Mehad Hamed
3. "Waves (Amvaj)" - Bijan Mortazavi
4. "Time to Say Goodbye" - Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman
5. "Bassbor Al Fourgakom" - Hussain Al Jassmi
6. "Baba Yetu" - Christopher Tin
7. "Shik Shak Shok" - Hassan Abou El Seoud

2009.aug.14 23 new photos were taken by Imre, Gerald and 234sale from Downtown Burj
Dubai and the Business Bay. New Videos:

Burj Tower @ Dubai

Burj Dubai 12 Aug 09

2009.aug.09 The latest photos were taken by 234sale, Gerald and Imre. The cladding is
progressing slowly but constantly. New video showing the fountain and the
Burj Dubai Fountains

2009.july.30 Many new photos were added to the Gallery of Burj Dubai. The pictures
were taken by Imre, 234sale, Gerald and by Ronnie Kolehmainen who has also
taken an HDR picture of the tower. According to Construction Week the last
cladding panel, number 24348, will be shortly installed on the tower - Video.

2009.july.22 3 new photos of the inside of Burj Dubai by anonymous (see below)and
various other photos taken from the outside by Bizzybonita, Imre and 234sale.
New videos: