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Old May 4th, 2016, 09:00 AM   #61
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It's written without a hint of irony but cannot possibly be serious.
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Old May 4th, 2016, 11:09 AM   #62
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Did u guys see this !

http://www.abudhabi2.com/uae-mulls-m...rove-rainfall/


UAE to build artificial mountain to improve rainfall
It is all over the news! But I doubt the mountain will be a megatall if ever built

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It's written without a hint of irony but cannot possibly be serious.
It is the UAE .. anything is possible here
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Old May 4th, 2016, 11:42 AM   #63
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http://www.abudhabi2.com/uae-mulls-m...rove-rainfall/

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That picture shows "The Berg" project of Berlin Tempelhof though.
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Old May 4th, 2016, 11:48 AM   #64
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That picture shows "The Berg" project of Berlin Tempelhof though.
It was also proposed for The Netherlands. Seems like the creator of this plan is trying a new location every year. It's funny how the weather change was actually a down side in the plan for the Netherlands, but a selling point for the same plan in the UAE.
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Old May 4th, 2016, 01:57 PM   #65
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The best ever mega tall simply love it ! Burns me to know that it's cancelled ! Does anyone know anything about this anyway?
This and Nakheel Tower were my favourite Megatall-Proposals ever
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Old May 4th, 2016, 10:10 PM   #66
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today i realized this section is not yet available on the phone app.

edit: to clarify, it is on Samsung S3
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Old May 4th, 2016, 10:53 PM   #67
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today i realized this section is not yet available on the phone app.
On the SSC app on my iPhone i can see the Megatallsection.
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As well as on my Sony Xperia (Android) I can see it!
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Old May 5th, 2016, 01:40 AM   #69
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Art vision of how Dubai may look couple of decades from now. This is the best Dubai art vision i have seen yet. Most buildings of today is in the vision too in the right spots.


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I def see something similar in the future of Dubai!
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Old May 5th, 2016, 12:44 PM   #71
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Funny how the Burj actually looks like one of these future vision towers of 2080, even though it's already completed
My god, when I see all these future skylines, I wish I'd be immortal to experience them myself
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Old May 5th, 2016, 01:12 PM   #72
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Oh yeah me too
But i have the strong feeling that no one of us will live forever...
So the solution is: enyoing the present. I'm 34 and it makes me happy to see all the supertalls and megatalls rising. I can remember the time as Willis Tower was the highest skyscraper. In those "ancient" times a 600m+ building was nothing more than a vision. And a 300m+ new supertall was an extraordinary event. Nowadays we're talking about 1000m+
And 300m are nothing special anymore in terms of the hight...
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Old May 5th, 2016, 02:32 PM   #73
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Great visual, I even see a tiny CN Tower (totally unnecessary)
But it would be nice if these megatalls would have more diverse cladding instead of glass only.
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Old May 5th, 2016, 07:10 PM   #74
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Old May 5th, 2016, 08:21 PM   #75
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Great visualization
This would be a true timeless and multicultural metropolis
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Old May 5th, 2016, 10:23 PM   #76
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I wish the world island in dubai would of been that instead of lots of crappy small islands making the shape of the world...
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Old May 5th, 2016, 10:50 PM   #77
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I literally can tell every structure in that pic except the most right one.
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Old May 5th, 2016, 11:54 PM   #78
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I literally can tell every structure in that pic except the most right one.
I don't know? But i'm missing dutch and german worldknown "buildings"....I nominate:
- A german Sauerkraut plantations
- And a dutch weed field
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Old May 6th, 2016, 12:23 AM   #79
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I literally can tell every structure in that pic except the most right one.
Same here I don't know the tower to the right too though... I'd guess it's located in an american city, about as big as Dallas..
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I just noticed there is 2 Address hotels in that pic...

Also, think of the amount of effort went into that to make such a beautiful picture...
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