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Old December 9th, 2010, 10:11 PM   #21
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in before "giant *****"
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but it is as sexy as it sounds
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Old December 9th, 2010, 10:20 PM   #22
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so whos the architect of the final design?
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Old December 10th, 2010, 07:50 PM   #23
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It reminds me a few things:
- Kingkey Finance Center Plaza in Shenzhen
- Nakheel Tower (proposed) in Dubai
- ***** (not a building ofc)
- Imperia Tower in Moscow

Anyways, it's a pretty supertall. BUILD IT please !!
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Old December 10th, 2010, 07:57 PM   #24
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but it is as sexy as it sounds
im not very fond of the design though...

and does the building vibrates?
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Old December 14th, 2010, 12:11 AM   #25
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Old December 14th, 2010, 03:40 AM   #26
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OMG!! they're already preping the site for construction
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Old December 14th, 2010, 04:47 AM   #27
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im not very fond of the design though...

and does the building vibrates?
It would in an earthquake

I quite like it actually. the other similar building in the photo of the six models is marginally better imo, but both are good because curvy towers are nice.
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Old December 16th, 2010, 10:17 AM   #28
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The design is great, but I fail to see how a 600m skyscraper can possibly be economically feasible in Wuhan. Supertalls of that height only make sense in really dense cities with very high land prices.

Wuhan is easily the most spread out of all of China's major cities and land prices are still relatively low compared to cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou or Nanjing.
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Old December 16th, 2010, 02:50 PM   #29
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yeah 600 seems a bit extreme, but it may be the beginning of other towers that join the CBD which will actually makes it more dense
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Old December 16th, 2010, 09:09 PM   #30
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With a population close to 10 million and almost 7million urban residents in its core.

They better make their city dense =="
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Old December 19th, 2010, 11:29 PM   #31
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Is there a way to find out who(as in firm) designed which towers ?
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Old December 20th, 2010, 01:58 AM   #32
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No yet. Unless somebody bothers to email the contestants I guess
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Old February 18th, 2011, 10:08 AM   #33
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news: it is no longer "proposed supertall"
WuHan Greenland Center has officially been approved and is U/C
construction started on 8 Dec, 2010
height 606m, cost >30Billion RMB ($4.56 billion, €3.35 billion), 3 times more costly than Burj Khalifa (824m)
http://big5.ifeng.com/gate/big5/fina.../3031427.shtml
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Old February 18th, 2011, 03:42 PM   #34
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Anyone know where in Wuhan this one is growing? I'd like to go check it out for myself.
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Old February 18th, 2011, 10:54 PM   #35
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The engineers in China, are incredible, but the U.S. needs to stabilize from the recession and start again with a rate 255+ supertall projects at any given time, and get back the title of having the worlds largest building. Props to China, and their incredible expansion rate and capacity, but the U.S. needs to get back to being the one in the spotlight.
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Old February 19th, 2011, 01:09 PM   #36
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Old February 22nd, 2011, 11:52 AM   #37
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http://newhouse.wuhan.soufun.com/hou...04|2610949922|
http://house.fdc.com.cn/xmjs/328849.htm

These are very bad news imo.
9x27-48 floor residentials and 2x30 floor hotel towers likely to be the first phase.
The whole masterplan may be another case of the typical multi phase project where the main tower is the last thing to be built. Meaning that the 606m tower may not be started in many, many years (even 10 years).



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As long as they keep that design, they can take their time.
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Old February 24th, 2011, 04:15 AM   #40
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As long as they keep that design, they can take their time.
the longer they take, the more likely this design will change.
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