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Old December 27th, 2011, 03:22 PM   #101
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I'm going to the Hong Kong Housing Authority tomorrow to propose a 2000m tall (residential) tower. Times are changing, so we have to keep up with the world. I mean even Sudan has a 1000m+ proposal for God's sake! I fear my city is falling behind, I'm going to book a flight to Jeddah or Port Sudan soon.
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Old December 27th, 2011, 05:08 PM   #102
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I'm going to the Hong Kong Housing Authority tomorrow to propose a 2000m tall (residential) tower. Times are changing, so we have to keep up with the world. I mean even Sudan has a 1000m+ proposal for God's sake! I fear my city is falling behind, I'm going to book a flight to Jeddah or Port Sudan soon.


but well yeah go ahead, i would like a 2000m building for hong kong
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Old December 27th, 2011, 05:38 PM   #103
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If it were 17500m I think it would take several generations of constructors to complete ha
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Old December 27th, 2011, 06:45 PM   #104
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I think all in this Threat are jealous
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Old December 27th, 2011, 07:43 PM   #105
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ctbuh has this one under vision already, and im pretty sure it will stay there forever, but then again you never know and it would of course be epic to see something like that rising.

but in all seriousness the only projects we should take closer looks at as the future tallest are Kingdom Tower and maybe one of these solar power towers.

this building and the one in the netherlands is rather unrealistic and impractical to begin with.

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Old December 27th, 2011, 08:21 PM   #106
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Old February 8th, 2012, 04:46 PM   #107
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Reopened the thread for discussion. If you guys aren't able to behave, we'll lock it again.
So no trolling, got it? Sehr gut.
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Old February 8th, 2012, 05:03 PM   #108
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+1 too many African haters here thanks erbse for the support
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Old February 8th, 2012, 05:05 PM   #109
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BTW i just heard the designer didn't choose the height yet so it might not be a "joke" can please one of the mods delete the height from the title and replace it with question mark thanks also the feets
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Old February 8th, 2012, 06:25 PM   #110
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Reopened the thread for discussion. If you guys aren't able to behave, we'll lock it again.
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Why? On how long?
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Old February 8th, 2012, 06:49 PM   #111
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so maybe this tower gets a go but shorter and with a more realistic height. i can live with that.
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Old February 8th, 2012, 07:04 PM   #112
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so maybe this tower gets a go but shorter and with a more realistic height. i can live with that.
+2012 cheers mate
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Old February 8th, 2012, 07:06 PM   #113
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But its still proposed to be the tallest in the world
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Old February 8th, 2012, 09:30 PM   #114
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I'm all for the development of Sudan and Africa as a whole, but... The presentation for such a multi-BILLION dollar project is made inside a tent? I wish the urban development gets built before the tower, anyway. Dubai is becoming too mainstream!
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Old February 8th, 2012, 11:34 PM   #115
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Don't see why my previous post was deleted, I wasn't trolling in the slightest. Anyways, this is the most ridiculous proposal I have seen in a while. The odds of this happening are even slimmer than some people consider the Chicago Post Office development. Not trolling, just stating my opinion.
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Old February 11th, 2012, 09:55 PM   #116
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If trolling is to be truly deleted in this thread then the thread itself must be deleted cause this project is plain and simple trolling by the people who proposed it
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First it looks like a V2 rocket, only fins missing, and second, how can a men made island support such weight , basements must be huge, and very deep.
No this wont be build, its a dreamers vision and thats it if you ask me
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Old February 12th, 2012, 01:00 AM   #118
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I'd like to see a building of that height built, regardless of where it is. Just not that building, it's way too ugly.
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Old February 12th, 2012, 04:34 PM   #119
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There is only one Dubai. The whole idea of city/island/marinaplanning from scratch started from here. You can copy it KSA, Sudan or Azeri, or even Abu Dhabi, but you can never recreate it.

And by he way, this Sudan tower, just as many other said, is a complete joke. You can make announcements and fancy arch models. But even the the wealthiest place on earth Abu Dhabi is struggling to keep up construction on his "cities", like Masdar City for example, or Saadiyat Island. These huuuge towers are nice ideas, but I really doubt that any of them will make it further than the drafting board. ITs just the initial enthusiasm of the governors when thay find out theat theres a couple of drops of oil nearby. Or just a PR scam.

Towers are useles, unless you have the whole supporting infrastructure. For that you need inhabitants. Western, wealthy inhabitants. Thats an utterly hard task for even shiny glamourous Dubai.

So, don't get too excited in my opinion. Unless it's not "Supertall" or its made in China, very low possibility that it is going to happen in these trying times...

The world as I see it.

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Old February 12th, 2012, 06:13 PM   #120
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There is only one Dubai. The whole idea of city/island/marinaplanning from scratch started from here. You can copy it KSA, Sudan or Azeri, or even Abu Dhabi, but you can never recreate it.

And by he way, this Sudan tower, just as many other said, is a complete joke. You can make announcements and fancy arch models. But even the the wealthiest place on earth Abu Dhabi is struggling to keep up construction on his "cities", like Masdar City for example, or Saadiyat Island. These huuuge towers are nice ideas, but I really doubt that any of them will make it further than the drafting board. ITs just the initial enthusiasm of the governors when thay find out theat theres a couple of drops of oil nearby. Or just a PR scam.

Towers are useles, unless you have the whole supporting infrastructure. For that you need inhabitants. Western, wealthy inhabitants. Thats an utterly hard task for even shiny glamourous Dubai.

So, don't get too excited in my opinion. Unless it's not "Supertall" or its made in China, very low possibility that it is going to happen in these trying times...

The world as I see it.

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Actually Miami was the city that started the marina and artificial islands idea.

But Dubai made it grow up to a Mind blowing scale and they was the first to make great shapes out of the islands.


will be interesting to see how far this development goes but unfortunately it doesn't seem very likely. Hopefully they can pull off a 500m.

i hope the best for this project but as mentioned earlier its a big leap. and two 1000m+ on each side of the red sea would be Fantastic


Dubai and Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia has very deep pockets to support their projects.
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