Details about the building and the model, links, photos, video and maps and a 3d-PDF, where you can move, rotate and zoom the model inside a PDF-document.
Similar completed pages with details about other buildings/3d-models in the Emirates:
DIFC, "The Gate"
Mina A Salam
Pages with buildings/3d-models in Europe: Kranhaus, Cologne (Germany) Colosseum, Rome(Italy) and Torre Agbar Barcelona (Spain).
Other pages with interactive 3d-cities using the GoogleEarth-Plugin : 3d-Cities, 3d-Dubai, 3d-Hamburg, 3d-Rom.
View from the Old Town (2008/07)|
static map: zoom level z=12
interactive map z=18, click on Google-logo for large window
|This is a very small, efficient 3d-model of the Burj Dubai with only 843 faces and 65 kB filesize for presentation in Google Earth.||
screenshot of the model in a 3d-PDF,
download here (490kB)
Photos by M.Manhart, 2008/07
Georeferenced photos of the Burj Dubai and nearby objects on www.panoramio.com (screenshot),
Video (3:32, music) about an earlier version of a 3d-model of the building and comparision to other models in Google's 3d-warehouse and some remarks about efficient construction of 3d-models especially for GoogleEarth. This model has synthetic but much sharper textures (also transparent png-textures) with more details and has filesize of 95 kB instead of 65kB.