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Old January 12th, 2011, 07:29 AM   #1
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DOHA | World Trade Center | 241m | 791ft | 51 fl | Com

Project Name: Qatar World Trade Center Tower
Height: 55 Floors
Description : Construction of World Trade Centre comprising a 55-storey office tower, including a six-storey building to house an auditorium and business centre, and a low-rise building for a convention centre.
Location: West Bay Doha

Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance has announced that construction work on the Gulf state's iconic World Trade Centre tower has started and is expected to take two years to build. The 50-storey tower comprises 42 levels of office space, a business club, a podium of four floors for conferences, four basement car parking and services and a sphere structure, housing a multi-purpose auditorium. The total built up area is approximately 142,000 square meters.








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Old January 12th, 2011, 07:48 AM   #2
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Gross. Whoever thought of that disgraceful color scheme should be shot. An architectural abomination, almost as bad the Al-Yaqob Tower.
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Old January 12th, 2011, 08:05 AM   #3
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This is a very nice building! Should fit in well with Doha amazing skyline.
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Old January 12th, 2011, 08:36 AM   #4
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Gross. Whoever thought of that disgraceful color scheme should be shot. An architectural abomination, almost as bad the Al-Yaqob Tower.
I dont like it that much either. Im hoping that it will actually turn out better than the render though! Only time will tell
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Old January 12th, 2011, 08:37 AM   #5
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This is a very nice building! Should fit in well with Doha amazing skyline.
Well, I hope it will turn out nice.

I hope that it will it snuggle between the great masterpeices of the Palms, Bidaa, Tornado, and Burj Qatar.
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Old January 12th, 2011, 09:08 AM   #6
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The building looks like it`s only 150m tall.
I think it will look different in reality.
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Old January 12th, 2011, 09:44 AM   #7
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it has this "fish" style which i'm not a fan of ... they haven't put much effort into the design like the other towers in Doha ... it could look better in reality, 300 is really tall
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Old January 12th, 2011, 10:26 AM   #8
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Skinny little spires sure do have a way of distorting heights, don't they? The actual "building" part looks closer to 260 meters or so, but still a pretty huge building.

My first reaction wasn't great, but I think if the cladding is high quality, it could be cool to see the contrast between blue and gold glass on the same building. I'm going to have to withhold judgment until I see the final product on the skyline.
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Old January 12th, 2011, 10:45 AM   #9
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U to the GLY!
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Old January 12th, 2011, 12:37 PM   #10
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Skinny little spires sure do have a way of distorting heights, don't they? The actual "building" part looks closer to 260 meters or so, but still a pretty huge building.

My first reaction wasn't great, but I think if the cladding is high quality, it could be cool to see the contrast between blue and gold glass on the same building. I'm going to have to withhold judgment until I see the final product on the skyline.
+1 O totally agree with you, but most towers in Doha dont have a good render, but the finished product looks much better in reality.
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Old January 12th, 2011, 03:29 PM   #11
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it looks so small because its massive and not just tall. i kinda like the design but have to agree on the render. I believe with the right cladding it will look amazing
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Old January 14th, 2011, 01:29 AM   #12
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that circular thing at the top ruins it though in my opinion. I don't mind the color scheme though.
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Old January 14th, 2011, 05:35 AM   #13
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Old January 14th, 2011, 05:51 AM   #14
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look at the details on the podium and compare it with the rest of the bldg. this one cant be a supertall IMO! And yeah, as mentioned its pretty fugly as well. lol
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that circular thing at the top ruins it though in my opinion. I don't mind the color scheme though.
yeah but it will will be pretty bad ass to go in were is the location?
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I agree that the colours and that round thing (helipad) at the top aren't exactly top-notch design-wise. And for a 55fl building with a short spire to be a supertall the floors would need to be pretty high, around 5m or more.
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Old January 14th, 2011, 05:41 PM   #17
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Not as high as i expected but lets wait and see how tall in reality it would be. But to be honest, i don't like its color.
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Old January 15th, 2011, 03:50 AM   #18
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very UGLY compair to other next towers
i didnt like it
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When I think WTC I like office building. This makes me think, what the hell was they thinking.
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Old January 15th, 2011, 01:38 PM   #20
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I know its horrendous, but lets hope the final product turns out good. The bad thing is its right in front of Burj Qatar and Palm Towers, and Tornado Tower Its surrouded by masterpeices!
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