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Old May 5th, 2016, 01:38 AM   #321
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Oh Cmon now guys Yaqoub Tower is not that bad

I'm almost always positive about architecture but yeah, this is pretty bad.

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Old May 5th, 2016, 08:28 PM   #322
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Well, back in the days when Al Yaqoub was rising I quite liked the idea. But the cheap cladding and especially cancelling the clocks really ruined it and made the whole "Westminster-Clock-Tower-theme-thing" fail hard...
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Old May 5th, 2016, 09:03 PM   #323
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Fortunately, it's almost drowning in the sea of supertalls, but imagine this...thing.. standing in Frankfurt aM, London or New York! It would be taller than The Shard, One57 and Commerzbank Tower!
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Old July 6th, 2016, 05:19 PM   #324
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2 weeks ago a new update was released from emiratestenders.com stating that construction is ongoing on this one but I didn't really give it much thought due to the lack of a visual evidence:

Name : P17 Tower Project
Description : Construction of a new high-rise tower comprising (77) floors with a height of 369 metres, consisting a mix of offices, retail, a hotel and apartments.
Territory : Dubai
Updated : June 22, 2016
Status : Current Project
But today I found this very recent pic showing activity and with one erected crane that looks like it is working where piling was done! Is this preparation before they start construction?

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*rises from the depths*

Any updates?

*sinks back to the gloom*
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