Burj Dubai will be "The World’s Largest Tower"

Burj Dubai, Emaar Properties tower, which is now under construction, has already reached the height of 688 meters and has made a new record.

Builders said the tower is now a world’s tallest building, after it exceeded North Dakota, USA’s KVLY-TV mast (628.8 meters) which was built in April 2008.

This building has largest number of floors and over 160 storeys. Burj Dubai will make all possible arrangements to meet all the four criteria listed by the council on Tall buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) that classifies the world's tallest structures

The measurement is taken by the CTBUH related to height of the building from the structure top, the highest occupied floor, the top of the roof and the tip of the spire, pinnacle, antenna, and mast or flag pole.

Burj Dubai is constructed by high-rise experts South Korea's Samsung Corporation and it is designed by Chicago-based Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM). The project and construction manger is Turner Construction International.