WORLD’S TALLEST SKYSCRAPER
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL – Tuesday 4 September, 7.30pm
Soaring above the city of Dubai, Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building. In Mission Impossible: 4, Tom Cruise climbs the tower.
But that’s nothing compared to the mission accomplished by the team that built it.
The Burj Khalifa took 7 years to construct and cost a staggering $1.5 billion.
This is the story of a construction challenge that pushed engineering to new limits and beyond.