Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa


Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Application/Building Type



Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP


Burj Khalifa

General Contractor

Depa Ltd.


Adrian Smith, currently of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Featured Products:


  • USG Sheetrock® Brand Cavity Shaft Wall System
  • Paper-Faced Metal Corner Bead
  • Paper-Faced Metal Trim
  • Joint Tape
  • All- Purpose Joint Compound
  • USG Durock® Brand Cement Board products


The Burj Khalifa achieves its record-breaking height with the USG Sheetrock® Brand Shaft Wall System, a fire-rated assembly consisting of gypsum board, steel and insulation that encloses elevator and mechanical shafts.


"USG and USGME worked together to make this high-profile project a success both locally and internationally."

John Funes

Export Sales Specialist USG International