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Old March 22nd, 2014, 03:09 PM   #821
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Old March 23rd, 2014, 06:26 AM   #822
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It has now been fixed
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Most large structures these days that have a basement start off with a massive round hole like that.
Ping An (small hole), Shanghai tower (medium hole, similar to Greenland Centre), Goldin 117 (holy crap HUGE hole!) all had round holes.
The reason is physics. A circle is the best shape for keeping open a large hole. The holes are usually square, notice the heavy duty framework in the corners.
If the circle structures weren't built, then the middles of the sides would likely slump inwards like this
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Old March 28th, 2014, 03:19 AM   #823
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Old March 28th, 2014, 09:22 PM   #824
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Starting to look like they will build this.
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Old March 28th, 2014, 11:56 PM   #825
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Starting to look like they will build this.
of course they do
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Old March 29th, 2014, 11:28 AM   #826
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What is being build in the bottom left foreground of the picture? Part of the tower or different site?
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Old March 29th, 2014, 03:03 PM   #827
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Starting to look like they will build this.
they had always looked serious about that
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Old March 29th, 2014, 05:03 PM   #828
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What is being build in the bottom left foreground of the picture? Part of the tower or different site?
It will be mid-rises and retail
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Old March 31st, 2014, 03:48 PM   #829
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Old April 7th, 2014, 08:11 AM   #830
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Old April 14th, 2014, 03:02 PM   #831
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Old April 14th, 2014, 03:14 PM   #832
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When it's going to finish?
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Old April 26th, 2014, 10:14 PM   #833
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Old April 27th, 2014, 12:35 AM   #834
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Great update! They're progressing well, next steel should be placed soon i think.
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Old April 28th, 2014, 01:39 PM   #835
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What is the purpose of the structures in the last picture?

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They might be for test cladding
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Old April 28th, 2014, 07:40 PM   #837
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Old May 2nd, 2014, 12:41 AM   #839
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They're progressing really fast with the underground floors!
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