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Tour du Midi


Height: 171m
Location: Brussels
Year: 1967
Tour du Midi

Burj Al Arab


Height: 321m
Location: Dubai
Year: 1999

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Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab
Height321m
Floors60
Year1999
CityDubai

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The Burj Al Arab (Arabic: ??? ?????, Tower of the Arabs) is a five star hotel located in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Managed by Jumeirah hotel group, it is one of the tallest hotels in the world, although 39 percent of its total height consists of non-occupiable space. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah Beach and is joined to the mainland by a personal curving bridge. The form of the structure is designed to resemble the sail of a boat. It has a helipad near the roof at a height of 210 m (689 ft) above ground.

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Tour du Midi
Tour du Midi
Height171m
Floors38
Year1967
CityBrussels

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The Tour du Midi (French) or Zuidertoren (Dutch), both meaning South Tower, is a 38-storey, 148 m (486 ft) skyscraper built between 1962 and 1967 in Brussels, Belgium. The tower is the tallest building in Belgium, and was the tallest in the European Economic Community when it was built until it was surpassed by Tour Montparnasse in Paris in 1972. Tour du Midi stands adjacent to Brussels-South railway station. The building's facade was reclad in 1995-1996 with unitised glass panels using double glass solarbel silver, and it can accommodate about 2,500 office workers. It was built for the Belgian Pensions Administration, which occupies it now.

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