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Old November 9th, 2010, 11:47 AM   #21
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Yeah but we both knows it's pronounced "sokar" which means "****s" in Turkish lol
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Old November 9th, 2010, 01:01 PM   #22
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Yeah but we both knows it's pronounced "sokar" which means "****s" in Turkish lol
In my point that is a meanless statement. English word "sick" means also something like that in Turkish and Azerbaijani, so what?
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Old November 10th, 2010, 03:55 AM   #23
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unusual design, but it looks nice.
flames seem to be a common motif for everything built in Baku
i'm guessing it's symbolic of the fires at the top of oil derricks
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Old November 15th, 2010, 07:46 PM   #24
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this project is regular project for our company. we do the facade design, production and installation. if anybody knows owner, i mean you could introduce us to owner, or know the project manager, pls contact me: [email protected]
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Old November 15th, 2010, 08:13 PM   #25
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this project is regular project for our company. we do the facade design, production and installation. if anybody knows owner, i mean you could introduce us to owner, or know the project manager, pls contact me: [email protected]
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The owner is Socar http://www.socar.az
Heerim is a project manager http://www.heerim.com
Tekfen is a general contrator for this project http://www.tekfen.com.tr
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Old November 16th, 2010, 07:37 AM   #26
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Old April 13th, 2011, 03:36 AM   #27
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From Tekfen's pdf:

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Old September 15th, 2011, 03:14 PM   #28
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Height: 200.45 m

40 floors + 2 underground floors

The construction of underground parking continues. Also, pile tests are provided for now.

15.09.2011





The tower will be in the center:



Pile for testing:





Panoramic view of site:

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Old September 15th, 2011, 03:40 PM   #29
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Great updates, tnx!!!
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Old September 18th, 2011, 02:12 AM   #30
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Successful excursion to 'SOCAR Tower'

On 15 September 2011 Caspian Engineers Society ( CES) was organized excursion to SOCAR Tower’s construction field. Firstly, experts from SOCAR, Tekfen, Heerim Architects & Planners Co companies gave a presentation about general information of Tower to students. It’s been presented that design of the SOCAR building is being firstly used in the region which is the composition of “fire” and “wind”. This includes Damper system, Automatic Facade Cleaning system, Twin Elevator system, etc. Explanations about each system were given by specialists separately. After presentation, questions of students were answered by the presenters.

Then excursion was carried out to the construction area of building. Students got familiar with the modern technologies implemented in this project, provided information about the working principles of each machine under direction of expert engineers, it’s indicated that equipments in use made in Germany with application of latest technology, that mainly for eliminating problems of piling drilling device.

Approximately, 40 students from local and foreign universities, such as Khazar, Qafqaz, Azerbaijan Technical University, METU attended the excursion with interest. Also young engineers from different companies and experts from SOCAR took part in this excursion.















Source: http://thecesworld.org/site/2011/09/...o-socar-tower/
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Old September 18th, 2011, 02:58 AM   #31
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I love these unique looking buildings coming up in Baku.
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Old November 28th, 2011, 03:17 PM   #32
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Construction update - November 2011



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Old November 30th, 2011, 09:07 PM   #33
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i hope to see pictures of Baku's skyline when the eurovision is in tv
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Old December 2nd, 2011, 06:16 PM   #34
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Wow !! Heerims masterpiece!
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Old December 8th, 2011, 04:19 AM   #35
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Old February 12th, 2012, 10:46 PM   #36
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Old February 13th, 2012, 04:34 AM   #37
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Apparently, it will be 209m tall.

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Old February 13th, 2012, 04:49 AM   #38
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Old March 6th, 2012, 01:37 PM   #39
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Сможете написать точные координаты? (на Google Earth)
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Here you are (40.405 N, 49.883 E).
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